EMD F2/F3 Freight Two-Packs
The F-Unit is probably the most recognized diesel locomotive in North American history. It was found on railroads from East to West and North to South. The second generation of EMD's F-unit series was, unsurprisingly, the F2, following on the manufacturer's success with the original "FT" locomotive. It was common for railroads to use these two locomotive series' together when operating them for freight services.
The Kato EMD F2 + F3 come in both A and B (cabless) variations. All Kato F units have DCC friendly mechanisms and all units (both A and B) are powered. These locomotives come packaged in pairs of powered units in a manner which the prototypical railroads would have used them.
May 2014 release: Click the image to the left or the following download link to open a printable PDF of our promotional poster made for the new Kato F2 locomotive 2-locomotive sets!
Product Preview: Watch this video (also accessible by clicking the image to the left) to see our first look a the final painted samples of these new F-unit locomotives!
Hailing from the 1940's and 50's, these locomotives carry distinctive and colorful paint schemes that were typical of locomotives (even freight ones, such as these!) of the era, and are a great complement to modelers existing 40's/50's era equipment.
|106-0201||N EMD F2A & F2B 2-Locomotive Set - Atlantic Coast Line|
|106-0202||N EMD F2A & F2A 2-Locomotive Set - CB&Q|
|106-0203||N EMD F2A & F2A 2-Locomotive Set - Rock Island|
|106-0204||N EMD F3A & F3A** 2-Locomotive Set - Chicago & North Western|
|** These C&NW units, while being visually identical to F2ís, were technically Early F3 locomotives|