VINTAGE GERMAN 2″ GAUGE ELECTRIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVE
This vintage electric model of a steam locomotive
model in 2″ gauge. It is patterned after the German DB 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive No. 64453. The saddle water tanks, one on each side, o-000-o wheel arrangement, and long radial boiler
formed the basis of it being referred to as a “Radial Tanker”
SPECIFICATIONS: Length Overall 17 3/4″ Length Chassis 15
Height 6 1/2″ Maximum Width 4 1/2″
Diameter of bogie wheels 1.1″ Dia. Drive
wheels 1.77″ Inside Distance between wheels 58 mm or 2.29 inches gauge
Weight 13 1/2 Lbs.
is a replica of a German DB A detailed 2 inch Gauge three-rail electric model of the German DB 2-6-2
Tank Locomotive No. 64453 made with embossed details showing some pipe work, handrails and other details. Painted
in DB matt black with red accents. The overall Dimensions is 17 1/2″ or almost a foot and one half long.
There are no markings or indication of the maker though the quality suggests Marklin.
interior of the cab gives the appearance of various controls in the engine’s cab for representation only.
have not tested the model and there is no representation that it will run. Consequently, it is being sold as a table top display.
Showing representative fire door, valves and controls
electric steam engine model is being offered for display only!
In Germany, and the rest of Europe and England there are many hobbyists that enjoy the satisfaction
or running model locomotive engines and train models. In addition to the hobby market, miniature models like this
were made by manufacturers of locomotives for advertising and as a record of their sales. They also were sought
after by hobbyists who were interested in in this form of hobby which is still flourishing today.
Right & left side of the DB 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive No. 64453
This vintage electric steam engine model is being
offered for display only!
Rear view of locomotive model
to be in good condition, but it has not been tested and may or may not run. The motor is thought to require AC current. The
paper liable on the boiler’s front door has deteriorated. This model is estimated to have been made at the end of WW I
or WW II and is being sold for display purposes only.
Various views of the wheel arrangement on electric locomotive model
fine vintage electric locomotive engine model is being sold for display purposes only.