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Athearn Genesis HO EMD GP9, DC, PC #7240, ATHG62817

$149.95

Available on backorder

Now Available
MSRP: $189.98

Product Description

This Penn Central GP9 is currently available from Athearn. If we do not show one in stock we can still have this to you in about 8-10 days from when we receive your order. You will NOT be charged until it has come in and we are ready to ship it to you!

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Front and rear MU catch boxes with footboard
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Drop steps unless noted
  • MU stands
  • “Nub” style walkway tread
  • Bell located behind the right front step
  • Fine-scale handrails for scale appearance
  • Wire grab irons
  • Lift rings
  • Windshield wipers
  • Full cab interior
  • See through cab windows
  • Etched metal radiator intake grilles and fan grilles
  • Two exhaust stacks and plates
  • Air tanks mounted below sill unless noted
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
  • Blomberg-B trucks with appropriate bearing caps
  • Sander lines
  • Speed recorder unless noted
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and -printed paint schemes
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and 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
  • Bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18″

ROADNAME & ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:

Penn Central

  • All road numbers
    • New paint schemes
    • Dynamic brakes
    • Long hood forward
    • 4-Hose MU
    • 48” fans
    • Tall square MU stand
    • Pilot long grab above coupler lift bar
    • Front and rear early Pyle headlight
    • Phase III body and skirting
    • 1,700 gallon fuel tank
    • Footboards
    • Era: 1967-1976
  • #7146:
    • “F” on the sill is at the LONG hood end
    • Cab armrest
    • Cab sunshades
    • Leslie S-3 air horn all bells forward
  • #7240:
    • “F” on the sill is at the LONG hood end
    • Cab rain gutter
    • No sunshades
    • Leslie S-3 air horn all bells forward
  • #3826 and #3839:
    • All-new cabless B-unit body style
    • “F” on the sill is at the LONG hood end
    • Leslie Tyfon A-125-440-CA air horn
    • No number boards