MRRHQ Custom IHC Illinois Central Maintenance of Way Train Set HO Scale

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MRRHQ Custom IHC Illinois Central Maintenance of Way Train Set

For one shining, far too brief moment waaaaaaay back in 1997, IHC Hobby offered a remarkable series of 30' "Old Timer" MOW rolling stock. Available in a variety of road names this unique and highly detailed series included Tool Cars, Flat Cars, Gondolas, Wooden Tank Cars, Rail & Tie Cars, Blacksmith Cars, Derrick Cars and Bunk Cars. Offered here for, perhaps, the first and last time is the complete Illinois Central set of these marvelous cars fronted by an equally marvelous period correct mint IHC Illinois Central 4-4-0 Modern American locomotive. Never being ones to leave well enough alone, all the above are of course dressed up with many exclusive MRRHQ Custom upgrades. Only one set is available so punch in and get to work. You're burning daylight.

The Locomotive

IHC M809 IC 4-4-0 Modern American Locomotive


  • New C-9 Mint Condition with Excellent Original Box.
  • Test Track run time only.
  • MRRHQ Locomotive Works serviced, tested and certified.
  • Operating Headlamp.
  • Upgraded with MRRHQ Custom Directional "Soft White" LED rear tender lighting.
  • One-piece boilers, engine covers, cabs and tenders of pressure-cast high impact plastic.
  • Steel main and side rods, guides, hand rails, fittings and coupler lift bars.
  • Real brass bell.
  • Many additional fine details.
  • Powerful state-of-the-art can motor w/flywheel.
  • Scale 63" Drivers.
  • Easy rolling steel needle point truck axles.
  • Upgraded with working front and rear Knuckle Couplers.
  • Optional Upgrades Available:
    • TCS T1 Standard DCC Decoder Installed.
    • TCS WOWSound 101 DCC/Sound Decoder Installed.
    • Woodland Scenics Engineer Figure Installed in Cab.
    • Delete IHC M809 IC 4-4-0 Modern American Locomotive.
  • Made in Slovenia by Mehano. Production Year 2000.
  • Click HERE for historical information about this legendary locomotive class.

HO Scale 1:87

Dimensions: Locomotive 5 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 7/8" Tender 3 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4"

The Cars

IHC 58385 IC MOW 30" Flat Car w/Mint Original Box

  • Upgraded with MRRHQ Custom Flat Car Vehicle Mounting System.
  • Includes rare HO Scale Athearn John Deere "Waterloo Boy" Tractor. (Click HERE to read the history of this literally ground breaking tractor.)
  • Includes MRRHQ Custom Made Freight Wagon w/Ladder.

IHC 58209 IC MOW Gondola w/Mint Original Box

  • Loaded with genuine fake ballast.

IHC 58345 IC MOW Rail and Tie Car w/Mint Original Box

  • Loaded with a bunch of Wooden Rail Ties and (18) 3.5" Brass Rails secured by chains.

IHC 8313 Orange & Alexander MOW Derrick Car Kit w/Mint Original Box

  • Custom Painted, Assembled and converted to IC.

IHC 58277 IC MOW Wooden Tank Car w/Mint Original Box

IHC 58243 IC MOW Blacksmith Car w/Mint Original Box

IHC 58141 IC MOW Tool Car w/Mint Original Box

  • Upgraded with crates and Preiser Machine Tools.

IHC 58175 IC MOW Bunk Car w/Mint Original Box

  • Upgraded with "Crystal Clear" Acetate Windows.
  • Upgraded with MRRHQ Custom MagLED Interior Lighting. Includes Magnetic Wand for Turn-On Turn-Off.

HO Scale 1:87

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