WalthersProto
EMD SW1200 - Standard DC ***CANCELLED*** -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe #3536 (orange, green, yellow)

WalthersProto
EMD SW1200 - Standard DC ***CANCELLED*** -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe #3536 (orange, green, yellow)

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Availability: Cancelled
$169.98
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HO
Scale
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • Walthers Part # 920-48432

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
  • 21-pin 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 BNSF units in service from late 1990s to early 2010s with:
     
    NEW - Operating beacon
     
    NEW - Sill mounted full-length handrails
     
    Single chime air horn
     
    Brass firecracker radio antenna
     
    600-gallon fuel tank
     
    Roller bearing AAR Type A Trucks
     
    Drop steps
     
    Dual lens headlights
     
    No footboards on pilots