1951-era Models by S-Helper Service

Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:FA2
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Prototype Era:1951
Model Introduced:1990
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Initially financed by S-Helper Service and manufactured by American Models, with the initial run sold in an S-Helper Service box. See the American Models' entry on this web site for photos.
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00118
Category:SW9
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:8522
Prototype Era:1951
Model Introduced:1998
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Holt painted the grab bars a safety yellow, and also painted the bell a brass color. This engine was also produced as SHS #00117 with road number 8529 (see Photo #2), although SHS' records show this as road number 8521.
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:RS-3
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:8849
Prototype Era:1951
Model Introduced:1991
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Initially financed by S-Helper Service and manufactured by American Models, with the initial run sold in an S-Helper Service box.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00940
Category:F7
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:9654A
Prototype Era:1951
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Supplemental:product documentation
The individual engines were listed as follows:
SHS #00882 A-unit DC without sound (road number 9654A).
SHS #00822 A-unit with AC/DC sound (road number 9654A).
SHS #00852 A-unit with DCC and sound (road number 9654A).
SHS #00897 B-unit DC without sound (road number 9654B).
SHS #00837 B-unit with AC/DC sound (road number 9654B).
SHS #00867 B-unit with DCC and sound (road number 9654B).
SHS #00883 A-unit DC without sound (road number 9660A).
SHS #00823 A-unit with AC/DC sound (road number 9660A).
SHS #00853 A-unit with DCC and sound (road number 9660A).
SHS #00898 B-unit DC without sound (road number 9660B).
SHS #00838 B-unit with AC/DC sound (road number 9660B).
SHS #00868 B-unit with DCC and sound (road number 9660B).

They were available in the following sets (composed from the various numbers listed above):
SHS #00949 A/A configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00940 A/B configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00941 A/B configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00957 A/B/B configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00965 A/B/B/A configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00922 A/B/A configuration DC without sound.
SHS #00906 A/B/A configuration AC/DC sound.
SHS #00914 A/B/A configuration DCC and sound.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar

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