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Atlas 10000673 HO Boston & Maine EMD GP-40-2 Phase I Locomotive

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Item Details

Manufacturer: Atlas
Brand: Master™ Gold Series
Part Number: 10000673
Scale: HO Scale
Reporting Mark: B&M
Road Name: Boston & Maine
Car Type: EMD GP-40-2 Phase I Locomotive
Color: Blue and white
Scheme:
Road Number: 311
Circa:
Released Date: December 2009
Retired Date:  
Built / Shopped Date: /
Retail Price: $249.95
Availability: Out of Stock
Notes: The GP40-2 was EMD's follow-up to the very successful GP40 locomotive model. While many internal upgrades were introduced (such as the use of improved, modular Dash 2 electrical components), there were some external differences between the early production GP40-2 and late-production GP40. This included an engine water-level sight glass on the right side of the body (a feature common to all EMD Dash 2 models), a larger electrical cabinet air filter box, a lengthened battery compartment on the left side, and a slightly modified cab.

All GP40-2s featured a 16-cylinder EMD 645-series diesel engine which was rated at 3,000 horsepower. Early to mid-production phase 2 GP40-2s were built from mid-1976 through late-1979. Several major spotting features of Phase 2 units include: an 88" low nose, corrugated radiator grilles and notched step wells.

Included on this first production run are locomotives decorated for Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt. Our models will include several "signature" Southern Pacific spotting features including L-shaped front windshield, round brakewheel, operating cab gyralight, SP-style low nose headlight with non-operating red signal light and the related rear end "headlight package". These models will also include a cab roof air conditioner and antenna platform with related piping.
Features: Golden-white LEDs
Realistic die-cast underframe
Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
Directional lighting
Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
Detailed cab interior with crew
Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
Movable drop steps
Walkway safety tread
Coupler cut bars
Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
Snowplow

Additional features include:

Etched metal radiator and dynamic brake fans (included where appropriate per road name).
Dynamic Brake options: standard range, extended range or non-dynamic brake hatch used where appropriate per road name.
3,600 gallon fuel tank.
Hood bell on B&M units

Atlas Master™ Series Silver Additional Features:

NMRA 8-pin plug for DCC (Decoder-ready)

Atlas Master™ Series Gold Additional Features:

Electronic Dual-Mode® Decoder (e-DMD) that allows your locomotive to run in DCC or traditional DC
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