|Midwest Quarry and Mining Co. 5 28 Ton Two-Truck Class B Climax. In the late 1800s, the Climax Locomotive Works paved the way for geared locomotive development with innovative designs and improvements to existing technology. One such offering was the 28-Ton Two Truck Climax. With a horizontal boiler, this version of the Class B Climax offered more power and efficiency than its T-boiler predecessors.|
The successful 28-Tonner was produced until 1904 and continued in scattered service into the early 1950s. Features include: DCC ready, sound ready, 5-pole, skew-wound motor, prototypical center gearbox distributes power to two truck gearboxes, three cab styles (double-panel wood; single-panel wood; or steel cab with modern headlights, generator, and air pump), die-cast frame, cab, and boiler, and wood, coal, and oil load included with all roadnames.