Atlas 10001027 HO Birmingham Southern EMD MP15DC Locomotive
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|Brand:||Master™ Silver Series|
|Road Name:||Birmingham Southern|
|Car Type:||EMD MP15DC Locomotive|
|Color:||Green and yellow|
|Released Date:||August 2011|
|Built / Shopped Date:||/|
|Availability:||Out of Stock|
|Notes:||The 1500hp MP15DC was designed by EMD as a replacement model for the successful SW1500 switcher. The longer frame of the MP15DC allowed for increased fuel capacity and the use of Blomberg road trucks; increased sand capacity was also offered as an option. The first MP15DCs were built for Missouri Pacific in February 1974 and a total of 351 units were produced through the end of production in January 1983.
The MP15DC is a versatile locomotive that is employed by both large and small railroads across North America in road freight and yard switching duties. It was also purchased by several non-railroad corporations for use in plant switching service.
Atlas' model includes the three different styles of long hood that were common to the MP15DC throughout production: standard hood, hood with square air filter box and hood with angled air filter box (the air filter box is located in the area immediately ahead of the cab). In addition, various styles of hood and cab-end sand boxes are being offered. The model will also include a see-through cab with various interior details and crew figures included.
|Features:||Two different hood styles (square air filter box, standard hood)
Exhaust stacks: with or without muffler
Long hood sand fill: recessed or extended
Rear sand fill: Three variations of sand boxes behind cab
Pilot: standard or with snow plow
Separately-applied scale detail parts include: windshield wipers, metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, multiple-unit hoses, snow plow, train line hoses, fine scale handrails, and more!
See through step detail on sill
Etched metal radiator grilles
Painted crew members
Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate® Proto-couplers
Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
Directional lighting with golden-white LEDs
Painted crew members
Electronic Dual-Mode® Decoder (e-DMD) that allows your locomotive to run in DCC or traditional DC
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