One of the many Rivarossi Italian-made models in the AHM line, the 2-8-4 Berkshire was available in your choice of Nickel Plate Road and Pere Marquette, when new in the late 1960s and then sold for $27.95. The 1977 AHM price list has this HO Berkshire retailing for $79.98, the 1980 price is $229.98. AHM’s Berkshire makes a final appearance in the company’s 1981 product catalog. Rivarossi made an N-scale version that was originally sold in North America by MRC (Model Rectifier Corp.).
AHM’s Berkshire 2-8-4 Roster
American Railroads Berkshire 2-8-4 No. 5061-E No. 5061-05