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18389 Milwaukee Road LEGACY EP-2 "Bipolar" #E-1


Milwaukee Road EP-2 "Bipolar"Electric Locomotives
The massive Milwaukee Road "Bipolar" locomotives are exciting additions to the Lionel Standard O electric roster. The Milwaukee Road's Class EP-2 was equipped with only two poles per traction motor and relied on motor armatures, not gears. The Bipolars ran at very low RPMs, and these locomotives were known for their quiet operation.
Built in 1918 and 1919 by General Electric, the Bipolars were constructed in three sections. The end sections contained the electrical equipment, and the center section contained a boiler. This unique configuration allowed them to snake through curves on the Milwaukee Road's Coast Division.
The Lionel Milwaukee Road Biploars are equipped with the Lionel LEGACY Control System and LEGACY Cruise Control. Milwaukee Road Olympian Hiawatha Heavyweight Passenger Cars are available separately.


  • LEGACY Control System equipped - able to run in LEGACY Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • Odyssey II Speed Control with ON/OFF switch
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
    - CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
    - Five official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
    - Eight diesel RPM levels
    - LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals
    - Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
  • Refined conventional transformer control mode with lower starting speeds
  • FatBoy speaker for the ultimate in sound reproduction
  • Dual powerful maintenance-free motors with momentum flywheels
  • Directional headlights
  • Marker lights
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Die-cast metal body and trucks
  • Front and rear ElectroCouplers
  • Traction tires
  • Accurate separately applied builder's plates
  • Illuminated front cab interior
  • Engineer and fireman figures in front cab
  • Removable roof panel reveals all controls for easy adjustments

Road Number: E-1

Gauge: Standard O

Dimensions: Length: Approx. 20"

RailLine: Milwaukee Road

Minimum Curve: O-54

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  • Model: 6-18389
  • Manufactured by: Lionel

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