WalthersProto
EMD GP9 Phase I - LokSound Select DCC & Sound -- Bangor & Aroostook #78 (gray, red, black)

WalthersProto
EMD GP9 Phase I - LokSound Select DCC & Sound -- Bangor & Aroostook #78 (gray, red, black)

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Availability: Limited Run
Expected: 28-Dec-2018
$299.98
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HO
Scale
  • Bangor & Aroostook
  • Walthers Part # 920-40873
    p. 31 2019 HO Scale Reference Book p. 44 2018 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

One of the most popular EMD diesels ever built, these WalthersProto(R) GP9 Phase I (also known as Phase 1) locos are a must for your HO operations and feature:
  • Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers!
  • Based on Phase I units used in all types of freight service from 1954 to the present
  • Available with ESU LokSound Select sound for DCC and DC Layouts
  • Metal grab irons and lift rings
  • Retooled accurate hood contours
  • Road-specific details
  • Five-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Helical gears with 14:1 ratio for smooth, ultra-quiet running
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Superb paint and lettering
  • LED constant and directional headlights
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

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      Based on units in service from the late 1970s to 1990s with:
      • Brass Nathan M3 air horn
      • Cab-mounted Sinclair radio antenna
      • Winterization hatch
      • Brass short-hood mounted bracket & bell
      • Short hood forward operation
      • 1600-gallon fuel tank
      • Bolted/cast-style handrail stanchions
      • Dynamic brakes