EMD SW1200 - Standard DC -- Canadian National #7021 (black, red; Large Noodle Logo)

EMD SW1200 - Standard DC -- Canadian National #7021 (black, red; Large Noodle Logo)

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  • Canadian National
  • Walthers Part # 920-48434
    p. 43 2020 HO Scale Reference Book p. 33 2019 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

With improved body tooling, sill-mounted handrails, Flexicoil trucks and many other details, these WalthersProto(R) EMD SW1200s will be perfect power for your HO railroad.
  • Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Based on units in service 1954 to present
  • Flexicoil or AAR Type A sideframes with plain or roller bearings as appropriate
  • Sill- or hood-mounted handrails as appropriate
  • Road-specific details
  • Next18 DCC plug
  • 5-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Helical gears with 14:1 ratio for smooth, ultra-quiet running
  • LED constant & directional headlights
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe

    By 1954, railroads were buying diesels as fast as EMD could build them, and customer demand for more powerful units carried over into the switcher market as well. With the introduction of the new 567C prime mover that year, EMD rolled out new 900- (SW9) and 1200-horsepower (SW1200) models, which shared the same basic body with minor variations. SW1200s were produced through 1966, when earlier GPs began taking over yard chores, but these later SW models have lead long lives, with many still serving shortline and industrial roads long after "retirement" by the original owners.
    Based on CN units in service from mid-1970s to mid-1980s with:
    • Sill mounted full-length handrails
    • Sinclair radio antenna
    • Brass M3H air horn
    • 600-gallon fuel tank
    • Single lens headlights
    • Spark arrestor
    • Plain bearing AAR Type A Trucks
    • Footboards on pilots