Now is the time to spend that holiday gift money and get a great new NYC or P&LE RS-3

Atlas HO-Scale NYC & P&LE  ALCo RS-3s

Pre-Order Period is Over.  Thanks for Your Orders.


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Atlas Classic Series Silver & Gold

The Alco RS3 was the builder’s pinnacle in its early road switcher designs. While the American Locomotive Company would have some success in later Road Switcher (RS) series models, like the RS11 and RSD5, nothing would compare to the amazing success of the RS3.  When it was released ALCo had already cataloged two previous versions, the RS1 and RS2, both of which had seen modest success as the first true road-switchers ever produced.  The RS3 would go on to be the most commonly seen Alco model across the country and remained in the company’s catalog for more than six years. The NYC had 135 of them and called them DRS-6s  & DRSP-6s.  All had the famous NYC Lightning Stripes and later the Cigar Band logo.  This one has the Lightning Stripes.


DCC/Sound version available with LokSound decoder, analog version includes an 8-pin socket for DCC,  Improved tooling on turbo exhaust stack,  includes  a water-cooled exhaust stack, separately-applied handrails and stanchions, including separate drop step detail, factory installed AccuMate® couplers, dual flywheel-equipped five-pole skewed armature motor for optimum performance at all speeds, metal grab irons, accurate painting and printing with freight black and gray lightning stripes.

New sound features for Gold Series

DCC Operation: Supports all DCC-programming modes, flexible mapping of function keys F0 to F28, total of six DCC function outputs available, follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices.  See website for further features on Analog (DC) operation and sound functionality.

Two road numbers to choose between.  NYC #8235 & #8241 and P&LE #8353 & #8356

View Atlas HO-scale NYC ALCo RS-3 at Atlas website.

Non-members price for Silver Series is $149.95, NYCSHS Members Price $119.95 and that is 20% off MSRP.  Non-members price is $259.95, NYCSHS Members Price $207.96 and that is 20% off MSRP. Shipping extra and Ohio residents must pay 8% Ohio sales tax.

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Look for these outstanding models listed under “Atlas HO-Scale” in the store.

Order deadline is 2/3/2015

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