Toy Farmer: Country Store

By: Toy Farmer  09-12-2011

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• 1:48/O-Gauge


• 16"L x 5.25" x over 8" H


• Keys provided operate the following:

1. Forward and reverse gear

2. Raising and lowering of dipper

3. Left and right boom swing

4. Crowd action

• Functional dipper trip rope

• Sliding doors and opertional windows

• Removable hitch engineered to look and function like orginal

• Functional trucks and suspension

• Functional outriggers

• Functional winches that use chains and rope to operate the functions of the steam shovel


• All-metal construction

• Removable house

• Removable mast strap and smokestack

• Gear driven pistons

• Hinged coal door and platform

• Detailed interior including nickel-plated boiler and piping

• Over three pounds

Static display only.