Arsenault circus train




2012 American Flyer

American Flyer 2-8-8-2 Steam Locomotives
Legacy equipped - not available with scale wheels

48178 Santa Fe steam loco
48182 Virginia steam loco

48178 Santa Fe #1795
Price: $979.99

48197 Santa Fe #1797
Price: $979.99

48182 Virginian
Price: $979.99

Virginian steam loco




The massive 2-8-8-2 locomotives were designed for hauling coal and freight up steep grades. Now you can run the rugged N&W on your layout, or choose from four other popular road names.

  • LEGACY Control System equipped — able to run in LEGACY Control mode, Trainmaster Command Control mode or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • AF Speed Control with On/Off switch lets your locomotive operate smoothly and consistently over grades and through curves
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
  • CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
  • Six official preset speeds with CrewTalk dialog
  • DynaChuff synchronized chuffing that shifts through 15 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed
  • LEGACY ‘Real-Time Quilling Whistle’ control with instant response for realistic signature ‘quilling’ and correctly timed warning signals
  • Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
  • Independently adjustable volume control
  • All-new scale tooling
  • Wireless Tether connection between locomotive and tender
  • Two powerful motors with momentum flywheel
  • ElectroCoupler on rear of tender
  • Operating headlight and classification lights
  • Directional lighting, including backup light on rear of tender
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Interior illumination in cab
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, frame, and trucks
  • Traction tires
  • Opening hatches
  • Synchronized fan-driven smoke unit
  • Separately applied metal details
  • Separately applied builder’s plates
  • Cab window glass
  • Variable ashpan glow
  • Flickering firebox
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
  • “Doghouse”-style tender on N&W and PRR
  • Prototypical road-specific details
  • Length: Approx. 21-1/2”
  • Minimum Curve: 36” diameter