4-6-4 HUDSON - DCC ECONAMI™ SOUND VALUE-EQUIPPED Locomotive - NEW YORK CENTRAL #5420 (as delivered, Roman lettering) - N Scale. As the 1920s progressed, the need for faster, more powerful locomotives to pull the 20th Century Limited and other famous trains along the New York Central’s routes become clear. The American Locomotive Company fulfilled that need in 1927, as the 4-6-4 Hudson type entered service along its