Walthers 920-49719 HO EMD GP9 Phase II High Short Hood - Standard DC Southern Pacific(TM) #5623 - Passenger Service Black Widow

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Scale HO
Number 920-49719
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:

  • NEW - SP 5-light package w/Pyle early dual sealed-beam headlight, Gyralight and UDE emergency light for DCC; operating headlight and front Gyralight on DC units
  • Brass Nathan M3 air horn
  • Wagon wheel radio antenna
  • SP passenger pilot plows front and rear
  • Etched brass metal-style sunshades
  • Roof-Mounted Air Tanks ("Torpedo Tubes")
  • Steam generator w/piping
  • Short, single MU stand
  • Nondynamic long hood
  • MU hoses
  • Ratcheting handbrake
  • Blomberg Type B sideframes w/roller bearing journals
  • 1200-gallon fuel/600-gallon water tank
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Item # 920-49719
Preorder Yes
Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style GP 9
Engine Electronics DCC Ready
Road Name Southern Pacific - SP