Gauge H0 – Article No. 39436
Class S 3/6 Steam Locomotive, the ”Hochhaxige” / ”High Stepper”
Magical – Well-Designed – Elegant
In the spring of 1907, Maffei was given an order to build a Pacific compound locomotive for the Royal Bavarian State Railways. Using the Baden ”IV f” built by the same company as a basis, Maffei developed the Bavarian S 3/6, which was soon to fascinate generations of railroad fans with its timeless elegant looks characterized chiefly by the four-cylinder compound running gear.
Prototype: Royal Bavarian State Railways class S 3/6 express steam locomotive, subclass d, the ”Hochhaxige” / ”High Stepper” with 2,000 mm / 78-3/4″ diameter driving wheels. Road number 3624. Later 18 441. The locomotive looks as it did around 1912.
- Large driving wheels included.
- Detailed modelling of the lighted cab.
- Intricate running gear constructed of die-cast metal with a partially open bar frame.