WalthersProto PROTO 2000(R) Diesel EMD E8A-B Set Powered w/Sound & DCC
Union Pacific(R) "City" Streamliners #933 & 939B
Walthers Part # 920-41350
HO scale, $549.98, sold out at Walthers
To pull the growing "City" fleet, UP ordered a variety of new diesels
between 1946 and 1950 when the first EMD E8s arrived. Typically run in
A-B-B lash-ups, these engines, along with nearly identical E9s, were the
signature power on UP's flagship trains through 1971.
Based on units assigned to various City trains, Walthers E8s feature
authentic UP-specific details, including the road's distinctive rooftop
snowshields. The models come with multiple unit numbers, and are
factory-finished in authentic paint, lettering and striping to match the
cars. Other features include:
* Train Number Decals
On most roads, the engine's numberboard identified that locomotive. On the
UP however, the lead engine of regularly scheduled trains such as the
"City" Streamliners, displayed the train number for positive
Modeling this extra level of detail is easy - PROTO 2000(R) E8A units
feature blank numberboards, and a special set of decals with authentic
train numbers to model east- or westbound trains!
City of St. Louis #9-10
City of San Francisco #101-102
City of Los Angeles #103-104
City of Portland #105-106
City of Denver #111-112
* Revised Body Tooling
* See-Through Air Intake Grilles
* Helical Gears for Ultra-Quiet & Smooth Running
* Easy Multiple-Unit Operation
* Superb Paint & Lettering
* Painted Metal Grab Irons, Handrails & Lift Rings
* Five-Pole, Skew-Wound, High-Torque, High-Efficiency Can Motor
* Proto MAX(TM) Metal Knuckle Couplers
Get complete information on the UP City Streamliners series here.
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