Bachmann Pennsy K4 Pacific 4-6-2
HO scale
Photos and text by R.W. Brown, Jr.  of Alan's DCC, Galesburg, IL
 
Locomotive is approximately ten to fifteen years old.  A Train Control Systems M1 decoder was installed.  Installation consisted of the following: 

First the shell was removed from the frame.  The screw holding the rear drawbar was removed to accomplish shell removal.  This locomotive has a split frame design.  Bachmann uses the frame as a conductor of electricity to the motor.  Decoder installation will not require the use of the frame for conducting electricity. 

 

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