AHM Heavy Pacific 4-6-2

This Rivarossi-made 4-6-2 first appears in the AHM line in early 1973. Model Railroader reviews the USRA-design Heavy Pacific 4-6-2 model carrying AHM’s 5087-series stock numbering in the February 1973 issue. The model is listed with a $38.95 retail in 1973 and three road names (Baltimore & Ohio, Erie, Santa Fe, and a special edition Southern Railway selling for $45.98). The retail price for this model is $89.98 in a 1977 AHM Current Price Listing. AHM’s 1980 price list has the 5087-series Pacifics going for $198.98.
IHC (International Hobby Corp.) lists five “Majestic Pacifics” by Rivarossi in a 1984 ad with a $137.98 retail.  The release included The Milwaukee Road “Chippewa Hiawatha” (#1214), Chicago & Alton “Alton Limited” (#1530), Southern Railway No. 1401 (#1535), B&O “President Fillmore” (#1540), and B&O “President Polk” (#1544).

AHM’s Heavy Pacific 4-6-2 Roster


Baltimore & Ohio Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-D
No. 5087-04

Baltimore & Ohio “Royal Blue” Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-08

Baltimore & Ohio “President Washington” Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-H
No. 5087-08 -1980 release

Baltimore & Ohio “President Fillmore” Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 17224

Central of New Jersey “Blue Comet” Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-10
No. 17225

Chesapeake & Ohio F-19 with Vanderbilt tender Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5086-02 -1978 release
No. 17231

Chicago & Alton Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-11
No. 17222

Erie Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-B
No. 5087-02

The Milwaukee Road Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-F

Santa Fe Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-C
No. 5087-03
No. 17221

Southern Railway “Crescent Limited” Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-E
No. 5087-05

Southern Railway No. 1401 Heavy Pacific 4-6-2
No. 5087-12
No. 17223