Angled connecting rods
whir away and the chuffing sounds of the exhaust become louder and more rapid as the Climax slowly but steadily climbs the hill. Is this a scene from the Appalachian backwoods? No, it’s the Bachmann Spectrum three-truck Climax on our HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy layout. Equipped with a SoundTraxx Tsunami Digital Command Control (DCC) sound decoder, this Bachmann Spectrum series locomotive is an accurate model of gear-driven steam locomotive in motion.