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Medford, Talent & Lakecreek FT Powered A-Unit Locomotive #1972

Product Manufacturer: Micro-Trains Line Co.
Manufacturer Model: 987 50 695
Store Item Number: MTL98750695
Quantity In Stock: 2

Medford, Talent & Lakecreek FT Powered A-Unit Locomotive #1972

  • Built in September of 1944, this EMD FT locomotive was a 1,350 horsepower diesel-electric locomotive and was purchased by the Medford, Talent & Lakecreek as a replacement for their aging steam locomotives. MT&L’s small fleet of FT’s quickly became their primary road and switching power and were used for decades until being repainted in the early 1970s and eventually retired.
  • The freelance Medford, Talent & Lakecreek Railroad was established in 1918 to serve the communities throughout Oregon's Rogue Valley, helping move commodities to the Southern Pacific interchanges. The success of the modest shortline revolved around serving various agricultural, timber, and manufacturing industries, as well as some passenger and tourist traffic in the region.

Made In: United States

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train > Locomotive > Diesel Locomotive > EMD (Electro-Motive Division) > FT
Scale: N
Reporting Marks: MT&L 1972
Found In Catalog: June 2022
Assembly: fully assembled
Age Group: adult