Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 42 heavy steam freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T30 tub-style tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. With Witte standard version smoke deflectors, pilot truck with solid wheels, both lower headlights on the front of the locomotive built into the cylinder block. No smokebox access step below the smokebox door. Locomotive road number 42 1417. The locomotive looks as it did around 1950.
Four-axle Erz Id hopper cars for the transport of iron ore to go with this locomotive can be found under item number 24120 as a 12 car set in the Trix H0 assortment. Another 24 cars in a display with different car numbers can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 00722 with the specification for the required DC wheel sets.
This model can be found in an AC version in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 39042.