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Athearn

Athearn

This is a backorder item and is not currently in stock.
It will be shipped when we receive it from the manufacturer and you will be charged at that time.
Date due: 12/31/2021

Athearn #G82322 GP9 w/DCC & Sound, CPR #8508

Athearn #G82322  GP9 w/DCC & Sound, CPR #8508
  • Manufacture: Athearn
  • Category: Diesel Locomotive
  • Number: G82322
  • Scale: HO
  • Price: $254.98
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CP FEATURES:
CP Rail “Multi-Mark” repaints
High mounted air tanks
Passenger service equipped
Large fuel/water tank
with steam generator
Full foot boards.
Correct headlights per road number
Winterization hatch
Nathan M-3 horn
Large Sinclair antenna

ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:
#8508
Large Multi-Mark scheme
high mounted body lettering
large front and rear “barrel” headlights.
#8525
Large Multi-Mark scheme
centered mounted body lettering
Pyle twin beam head lights.
#8529
Small Multi-Mark scheme
centered mounted body lettering
Pyle twin beam headlights.

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
Trainline and MU hoses
Coupler cut levers
Drop steps unless noted
MU stands
“Nub” style walkway tread
Bell placement & type per prototype
Fine-scale handrails for scale appearance
Wire grab irons
Lift rings
Windshield wipers
See-through cab windows and full cab interior
Etched metal radiator intake grilles and fan grilles
Air tanks mounted below sill unless noted
Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
Blomberg-B trucks with appropriate bearing caps
Sander lines
Speed recorder unless noted
Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes
Body-mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
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
Bidirectional constant LED lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
Packaging securely holds the model for safe storage
Replacement parts available
Minimum radius: 18”

SOUND EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was available with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7, including “torpedo tube” air tanks mounted on the roof.

Many railroads chose to rebuild their GP7s and GP9s for continued service. Often times, it was cheaper to do this rather than purchasing brand-new locomotives.

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