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Mantua 538 B8a 0-4-0 Camelback Kit with Tender HO Scale

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Mantua 522 2-8-2 Camelback Kit with Tender

There is no greater accomplishment, or satisfaction, than in building something yourself. Fortunately, in this era of supplied entertainment, where accomplishment is often measured by how many levels have been completed, vintage locomotive kits from Roundhouse, Mantua and Tyco still offer the challenge, and opportunity, to create your own unique model railroading masterpiece. You will find no greater selection of these great kits from a bygone era than here at MRRHQ's Vintage Model Steam Locomotive Works.


  • C-9 Mint Condition with Mint Original Box.
  • Sealed in custom-fitted air tight heavy zip lock bag.
  • Operating Headlamp.
  • One-piece boilers, cabs and tenders of pressure-cast Zamac high impact plastic.
  • Castings are sharp and clean and include highly detailed boiler fronts, smoke stacks, control valves, steam pipes, fire door, and rivet heads.
  • Three piece brass Bell and solid brass tender wheels.
  • Stainless Steel hand rails and coupler release bars.
  • Powerful 5-Pole Motor polished, serviced, tested and sealed.
  • Smooth, quiet nylon gears assembled on knurled axles.
  • Authentic brass hex-head screws for spacer-assembled side rods.
  • Replaceable long-life brass axle bearings.
  • Easy rolling pivit point truck axles of cadmium plated steel.
  • Heavy cast metal locomotive and tender frames.
  • Available Option:
    • Front and Rear All-Metal Kadee Knuckle Couplers.
  • Mantua Catalog: 1980-1984
HO Scale 1:87
Dimensions: 10"L x 2 1/4"T x 1 1/2"W
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