Athearn 86972 HO EMD SD45T-2 Southern Pacific - “Speed Lettering” #9335 with Sound

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Scale HO
Number 86972
Manufacturer Athearn

• Fine scale handrails
• Photo-etched windshield wipers
• Separately applied air tanks
• LED Lighting
• HTC truck sideframes
• See-through cab windows
• Welded electrical cabinet air filter box
• All-wheel electrical pickup
• See-through dynamic brake fans
• Separately applied wire grab irons
• Rubber trainline and MU hoses with silver ends
• Standard late Dash-2 cab with or without “L” window per prototype
• See-through radiator grilles with new rear truck gearbox specific for the 
tunnel motor
• Speed recorder attached to appropriate axle per prototype (except 
• McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
• All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
• 5-pole motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble-free 
• Chassis accepts Genesis motor retro fit kit for an even higher 
performance motor
• DCC Ready 21-pin NEM Quick Plug™ technology
• Nickel plated, blackened machined wheels
• Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
• Highly-detailed, injection molded body
• Minimum radius: 18” — Recommended radius: 22” 

• Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Econami sound
• Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
• Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
• Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
• All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
• Excellent Slow speed control
• Effect lighting (if applicable) using F5 and/or F6
• Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
• Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes

• Nose headlight • Modified “L” window cab
• Roof A/C and bell • Nathan P-3 Horn on long hood
• Walkway mounted ditch lights • Large front plow
• Large front anticlimber

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Item # 86972
Preorder Yes
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style SD45 - SD45T - SD45-2 - SD45T - SDP45
Engine Electronics DCC And Sound
Road Name Southern Pacific - SP
Catalog Athearn Dec 2022