Walthers 920-42717 HO EMD GP9 Phase II - LokSound 5 Sound and DCC Nickel Plate Road #472

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Scale HO
Number 920-42717
Manufacturer Walthers

A signature diesel for your HO railroad, the WalthersProto GP9 Phase II with High Hood is a real workhorse! With revised tooling and road-specific details, the models are based on prototypes built from 1955 to 1957 (known to modelers and railfans as the "phase two" version), and many are still in service today. Features of the models include:

  • Limited-edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Based on units in service from 1955 to the present
  • Improved hood contours and Phase II detail
  • Road-specific details
  • Wire grab irons and lift rings
  • 21mtc connector
  • Warm white LED constant and directional headlights
  • 14:1 helical gears for ultra-quiet and smooth running
  • 5-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Superb paint and lettering
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

Road-specific features of this model include:

  • Brass Leslie S-2M and single-pipe Split S-3 air horns
  • Mars dual sealed-beam headlight
  • Operating dual-lens Gyralight
  • Nondynamic long hood
  • Single fuel filler
  • Front and rear footboards
  • Short, single MU stand
  • MU hoses
  • Ratcheting handbrake
  • Spark arrestors
  • Etched brass metal-style sunshades
  • Blomberg Type B sideframes w/roller bearing journals
  • 1600-gallon fuel tank w/piping
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Item # 920-42717
Preorder Yes
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style GP 9
Engine Electronics DCC And Sound
Road Name Nickel Plate Road - NKP