Model: The class 74 steam locomotive is painted and lettered for the Märklin-Magazin.
The model has been largely redesigned and is finely detailed. The locomotive body and frame are constructed of metal. The locomotive has brake imitations, rail clearance devices, etc. modelled on its underbody. It has finely detailed valve gear. The locomotive has enlarged buffer plates. The front of the locomotive now has a plastic coupler hook.
Warm white LEDs are used for the triple headlights. The locomotive has a 5-pole motor. All 3 driving axles are powered.
The wheels are black nickel-plated.
Length over the buffers approximately 55 mm / 2-3/16".
The 88953 steam locomotive can be added to the previous Märklin Magazin cars to make a complete train.