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Jeff DeBroeck has detailed and painted Alaska Railroad #502 and posed it for photos. This locomotive is a brass model imported by PFM and built
by Atlas Industries, Inc. of Kawaguchi, Japan. The model was of Maryland & Pennsylvania No. 43 a modern 280.

The model followed a standard USRA design that was also built by Lima for the US Army. Builders Number 7880 of 2/42 became US Transportation Corps 6999 and was shipped North in 1947 to become Alaska Railroad #502 and later renumbered #402. Retired and sold in 1958. Photo by Pat Durand.