American Locomotive CO.
produced the FA-1/FB-1 engines from January 1946 through October 1950. A total
of 682 engines were sold into the US, Canada and Mexico (433 A's and 249 B's).
The first FA-1's had a 1500 horsepower 12 cylinder '244' engine. By the end of
the FA-1 life-cycle the engine had been upgraded to 1600 horsepower.
frame metal chassis w/dual flywheel equipped 5-pole skewed armature motor
Blackened metal wheels
etched brass grills and exceptional detailing. You can actually see the fan blades
through the grill.
All-Wheel electrical pick-up
Both A and B units are powered
N Scale Supply Note: This has got to be
the best running Life-Like engine to-date. The SW9/1200's were awesome, then the
GP20's were even better, now the FA-1's raise the standard once more. Detailing
is excellent as well followed by a crisp paint job. Two powered engines for $82.99.