Precision Craft Y6b

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at
Fri Feb 27 14:11:28 EST 2009

I have both 2200, and 2195. They do look pretty close. The tender numbers
are switched but I switched mine back. They don¹t pull as well as my
Powerhouse Y3¹s however. 20 hoppers up a 3 percent grade is about as good
as it gets.

Mark Lindsey
Stuck in the 1930¹s.

On 2/27/09 1:22 PM, "NW Modeling List" <nw-modeling-list at> wrote:

> I am looking into purchasing the PCM Y6b #2200. Is this model a good

> representation of the prototype #2200? I plan on using this as an excursion

> locomotive on my layout. I am constructing my own version of Steamtown on my

> layout with N&W, Southern, NKP and RF&P steam. Would the prototype rail

> equivalent of HO scale code 55 rail be too light of rail for these locomotive

> to have operated on?



> Thanks


> Jon Kelley

> norfolknwestern1218 at



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