Introduced in February of 1939, the NW2 offered railroads a powerful and economical switch engine. With a 1000 horsepower prime mover, it could handle almost any yard work, while the unique cab and body design offered excellent visibility in all directions. Although production was suspended during World War II, new and improved post-war versions were built through 1950, that paved the way for the successful SW series which followed.
These models are based on late production NW2s with the smaller radiator and rounded cab windows that set them apart from SW7s. A powerful five-pole can motor, directional headlights, full cab interior, authentic paint and more are all included. Engines will handle 18" radius curves.