Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class E 41 standard design electric locomotive. Steel blue base color scheme. Version with 3 single lamps, Schweiger ventilation grille with horizontal slats, engine room window and all-round rain gutter. Road number E 41 001. The locomotive looks as it did in 1956. Use: Light local and long-distance freight and passenger trains.
Model: Housing and support made of die-cast zinc. Built-in DCC digital decoder and sound generator. Motor with flywheel, 4 axles powered, traction tires. The headlights and taillights change over with the direction of travel, with warm white LEDs, driver's cab lighting, and can be controlled digitally. NEM coupling shaft. Attached handlebars. Length over buffers 98 mm.
Additional prototype information:
Built in 1956 by Henschel & Sohn, Kassel, serial no. 29073
electr. Part of BBC Mannheim
Approval June 27, 1956 as road number E 41 001
First depot: Nuremberg main station
Other depots: Munich Hbf, Nuremberg 1, Frankfurt (M) 1
12/09/1965: New color bottle green
January 1, 1968: New number 141 001-8
Retired 09/23/2001 at Bw Frankfurt 1
followed by a museum locomotive in Koblenz-Lützel
Model in the condition of the early 1960s