A new steam locomotive has arrived on the railroad in the form of Nickel Plate Road #272. In real life, NKP 272 began life in 1918 at the ALCO Pittsburgh Works as Wheeling & Lake Erie 5102 in a brand new batch of USRA 0-8-0 switchers. When the Nickel Plate Road leased the Wheeling & Lake Erie it was renumbered to 272 in 1951. The engine served until the end of steam and was scrapped in 1962.
MTH Electric Trains cataloged this particular model in the 2017 Volume 1 catalog and, later a custom run Wheeling & Lake Erie version was announced and I will be adding that to the roster in the next few weeks. The six Nickel Plate Road hoppers in the video are also custom cars.