Kato Usa Olympian Hiawatha Milwaukee Road 9-Car Passenger Set (Post 1952 Version) Ready To Run, N Scale

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Kato USA Olympian Hiawatha Milwaukee Road 9-Car Passenger Set (Post 1952 Version) Ready to Run, N Scale

On June 29, 1947, the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul and Pacific Railroad's (Milwaukee Road) inaugurated its streamlined flagship "Olympian Hiawatha" on a 43-hour, 30-minute schedule between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest.

The Olympian Hiawatha ran through scenic Idaho, Montana's Bitterroot Mountains and Washington's Cascade range. This was advertised as being a speedliner. The railroad contracted industrial designer Brooks Stevens to design the train consist, which included some unique and signature cars of the Milwaukee Road. In 1952, the first full-length "Super Dome" cars were added, which included 68 dome seats and 28 lounge seats. The dome area featured seats positioned lengthwise, facing the 625 square foot double-pane windows - ideal for sightseeing yet insulated for harsh weather.

The Olympian Hiawatha was a favorite of many travelers during the post-war travel boom and continued to operate into 1961.

The nine-car Kato Olympian Hiawatha includes the following cars: Baggage-Dormitory 1313, 48-Seat Coach 524, 48-Seat Coach 531, Super Dome Lounge 53, Diner 115, 14-Section Touralux Sleeper "Mount St. Helens" 5746, 10-6 Sleeper "Lake Pewaukee" 8, 10-6 Sleeper "Lake Oconomowoc" 5, 8-DB "Skytop" Lounge-Observation "Coffee Creek" 15. This ready-to-run model has all the signature cars of this luxurious streamliner. Cars feature injection-molded bodies decorated in the post 1952 scheme, interior seats, metal wheels and Kato magnetic knuckle couplers.

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