Athearn #G19501 FP7A/FP7A w/DCC & SoundSOU/Black #6144A/#6139A

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Scale HO
Number G19501
Manufacturer Athearn
NEW FEATURES FOR ALL F-UNITS IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT All-new LED lighting Rubber MU hoses for durability ALL SOUTHERN UNITS FEATURE No dynamic brakes Leslie 5-chme horn “Mushroon” style Exhaust spark arrestor Steam generator Dual sealed beam headlight Nose MU door Ex CNO&TP Front MU Cables Fire cracker anntenna In the late 1970s Amtrak utilized these locomotives from SOUTHERN in service on a few of their passenger trainsfrequently on the Seattle to Los Angeles Coast Starlight. SOU 6147J 6148F and 6146L were all spotted in Amtrak service working together or separately. LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES All units are powered Factory installed SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound and DCC decoder (DCC+sound units only) DCC+Sound models are “dual mode” and will operate under both DCC and DC Directional constant lighting headlight brightness remains constant On DCC-ready B-units back-up lights or marker lights (if equipped) will come with LEDS but wires will not be connected to the circuit board. Scaled from prototype resources including drawings field measurements photographs and more Fully-assembled and ready-to-run Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes Separately applied photo etched metal and injection molded detail parts Cab interior Coupler cut levers MU hoses Trainline hose Windshield wipers Lift rings Wire grab irons Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers fuel gauges breather pipes and retention tanks Sander lines Body mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible DCC-ready Non-sound version features 21-pin NEM DCC plug Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor precision machined flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track LEDs for realistic appearance Blomberg-B trucks Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage Replacement parts available Minimum radius 18” SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 decoder pre-installed Sound units operate in both DC and DCC Individual sound boards installed in both A and B units (sound units only) Engine horn and bell sounds work in DC Some functions are limited in DC All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode Excellent low-speed operation Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn bell and lights Lighting effects such as beacons Gyralight where prototypically accurate Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes CV chart included in the box PROTOTYPE INFO The EMD FP7 was a 1500 horsepower (1100 kW) B-B passenger-hauling diesel locomotive produced between June 1949 and December 1953 by General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel. Final assembly was at GM-EMD’s La Grange Illinois plant excepting locomotives destined for Canada in which case final assembly was at GMD’s plant in London Ontario. The locomotive contained an auxiliary water tank and steam generator to supply steam heat to the trailing passenger cars. This necessitated a longer body and frame. Although intended for passenger service these locomotive still were regularly assigned into freight locomotive pools as well.
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Item # G19501
Preorder No
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style F 7A-B - FP 7A-B
Electronics DCC And Sound
Road Name Southern