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Athearn Genesis HO EMD GP38-2, DC, ATSF #2374, ATHG65342


Available on backorder

Expected December 2016
MSRP: $169.98



Expected December 2016


  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- & 9-pin connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photos, and more
  • Accurately-painted and -printed paint schemes
  • Coupler cut levers
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • Sander lines
  • McHenry scale knuckle couplers – Kadee compatible
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds model for safe storage


All road numbers
  • Repainted ex-TP&W units
  • Billboard “Santa Fe” lettering placement, nose logo placement, & warning labels per prototype road number
  • Phase 1d body with close fans & corrugated grills
  • Santa-Fe style rear end with no class lights or number boards
  • Angled air filter box
  • Late battery box doors
  • ATSF antenna details- Communication and EOT antennas on ground planes
  • Vapor AC
  • Rectangular vent on cab side
  • Medium & small cab mirrors per prototype
  • 88″ nose with ratchet brake & ATSF lowered headlights
  • Pointed front anticlimber, rear drop step
  • Extra jacking pads
  • 2600 gallon fuel tank
  • Late coupler cut levers
  • 2 walkway-mounted “Dummy” MU receptacles & 1 pilot mounted “Hot” receptacle front & rear
  • ATSF style spare knuckle boxes on trucks
  • Blomberg-B trucks with removed outer brakes
  • Front weed cutter plow
  • K-3 horn on bracket
  • Front EMD low plow
  • K-3 horn on bracket
    #2375, 2379:
  • Front EMD low plow
  • RS3L low profile horn on bracket

By the early 1970s, many first generation diesels were reaching the end of their service lives. The most common replacement locomotive became the GP38-2. EMD began production of the 16-cylinder, non-turbocharged, 2000


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