Walthers 920-49715 HO EMD GP9 Phase II High Short Hood - Standard DC Grand Trunk Western #4917

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Scale HO
Number 920-49715
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 Nathan M3 air horn
  • Sinclair radio antenna
  • Etched brass metal-style sunshades
  • Working roof-mounted beacon
  • Nondynamic long hood
  • Roof-mounted air tanks ("torpedo tubes") w/piping
  • Single fuel filler
  • Drop steps
  • Short, single MU stand
  • Long hood end plow and short hood end plain pilot
  • MU hoses
  • Peacock type handbrake
  • Pyle late dual sealed-beam headlight
  • Rounded winterization hatch
  • Blomberg Type B sideframes w/roller bearing journals
  • 2000-gallon GTW-style fuel tank
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Item # 920-49715
Preorder Yes
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style GP 9
Engine Electronics DCC Ready
Road Name Grand Truck Western - GTW