Model Train Lovers Still Can Order The Pennsylvania Masonic Train In time for the Holiday Season.
The train, consisting of a C-1 Atlantic engine and tender with five cars and a caboose, is an "O" Gauge, three-rail set manufactured by Weaver Models of Northumberland, PA. This set is impressively unique, especially for Masons, since each piece is marked with Masonic symbols representing a majority of the organizations that comprise the Family of Freemasonry and many of their charities.
This train set is an outstanding bargain at $500.
Engine and cars are highly detailed scale models (not semi-scale) prototypically correct "miniatures" of the real thing, down to the rivets and handrails.
Engine and tender are die cast, weigh seven pounds and the precision mechanism features a can motor and flywheel.
Engine features a detailed back head, operating smoke unit, brass detail parts, operating couplers, chemically blackened drivers and mechanism, lit side number boards, operating headlight, directional backup, and LED marker lights in the tender.
This particular class of locomotive has never been produced as a 3-rail model.
THIS IS A $656 VALUE IF ALL COMPONENTS WERE PURCHASED INDIVIDUALLY AT RETAIL.
A SEPARATE OPTION of 18 sections of 045 track and transformer also is available for the additional cost of $105.
FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR, a special limited run Pennsylvania M-1 engine will be manufactured at a cost of $1,100 per unit if orders for 300 or more engines can be obtained.
There is a SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR LODGES . . . a specially painted and decorated boxcar that will depict the name and number of any lodge ordering at least 200 boxcars.
Orders for the Pennsylvania Masonic Train, track, and transformer, or the M-1 engine should be sent to the Office of the Grand Treasurer, using the accompanying order form.
MASONIC CHARITIES DEPICTED ON THE MODEL CARS BENEFIT FROM SALES OF THESE TRAINS.