EMD GP7 - Standard DC -- Pennsylvania Railroad 8805 (1952-1966, Brunswick Green)

EMD GP7 - Standard DC -- Pennsylvania Railroad 8805 (1952-1966, Brunswick Green)

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  • Pennsylvania Railroad
  • Walthers Part # 920-49109
    p. 31 2019 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

* Limited-Edition - One Time Run of These Roadnumbers
* NEW Improved Hood Contours
* NEW Wire Grab Irons
* NEW Wire Lift Rings
* Used in Passenger Service 1950s to 70s -- Later Handled Freight & Switching Chores - Some Still in Shortline Service Today
* Railroad-Specific Details
* 14:1 Helical Gears for Ultra-Quiet & Smooth Running
* Easy Multiple Unit Operation
* Superb Paint & Lettering
* LED Constant & Directional Headlights
* Heavy die cast metal underframe
* 5-Pole, Skew-Wound, High-Torque, High-Efficiency Can Motor
* Proto MAX(TM) Metal Knuckle Couplers

Add a unique chapter of railroad history to your HO layout with these WalthersProto GP7 diesels! In 1949, EMD found exactly what railroads wanted in its new General Purpose diesel with the unveiling of the GP7. The Pennsylvania received its first freight units in January 1952, designated as class ES-15m, where they were assigned to local service, and later worked as hump yard and mine run power. Based on units in service to the 1966 renumbering, railroad-specific features of these WalthersProto replicas include:
  • Canvas sunshades
  • Trainphone Antenna
  • Long-hood forward operation
  • Brass Nathan K3 air horn
  • Cab wind deflectors
  • Bolted-style handrails
  • 1600-gallon fuel/water tank
Other standard features include:
  • Limited-Edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Improved hood contours
  • Wire grab irons
  • Wire Lift Rings
  • Available with SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) sound for DCC or DC layouts
  • 14:1 helical gears for ultra-quiet and smooth running
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Superb paint and lettering
  • LED constant and directional headlights
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe
  • 5-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers