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Athearn Genesis HO EMD SD70M Flare Side, Tsunami Sound DCC, UP #4873, ATHG69307

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MSRP: $299.98


This Union Pacific EMD SD70M is expected from Athearn in July 2016. If you put your pre-order in now, you will NOT be charged until the locomotive has come in and we are ready to ship it to you!

HO EMD SD70M, w Tsunami Sound & DCC, UP #4873

Athearn Genesis Item #ATHG69307


  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • Front / rear trainline and MU hoses with silver ends
  • Coupler cut levers with loops per prototype
  • Sunshades and sunshade tracks per prototype
  • Roof details such as antennas, air conditioners, beacons, and conduits per prototype
  • Operating ditch lights
  • MU receptacles and cables per prototype
  • Pilot face spare knuckles and brackets per prototype
  • Early or late anticlimbers
  • 3 or 4 step walkways
  • AEI tags mounted on the frame or jacking pads per prototype
  • Safety tread on the walkways
  • Several types of fuel tanks, all featuring separate gauges, sight glasses, and breather piping
  • Anti-glare panel painted on the nose
  • Windshield wipers
  • Tinted or clear cab windows per prototype
  • Detailed and painted cab interior with control stand, display screens, detailed crew seats
  • Standard or Freight-style brake wheel
  • See-through radiator fans
  • Lift rings
  • Factory installed wire grab irons
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Underframe mounted bell- regular or electronic
  • Low mount stepwell lights (non-operating)
  • Dual sanding lines
  • Rear pilot drop grab iron (MU hose retainer) pre prototype
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • McHenry lower-shelf scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
  • 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 Code 55 and larger rail
  • 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
  • Minimum radius: 18″
  • Recommended radius: 22″

Sound equipped models also feature:

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami sound
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Excellent Slow speed control
  • Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included in the box


Union Pacific SD70M

  • All numbers:
    • Illuminated round top ditch lights
    • Late SD70M flared carbody with offset turbocharger doors (2-door)
    • EMD low snowplow without door
    • PTC Antenna Array
    • Without nose door window
    • Tall round sand fill
    • Standard “M” cab
    • High headlight with single roof grab iron
    • Late desktop cab interior
    • Small and large cab side mirror
    • Short sunshades with track
    • Nathan AirChime K3 air horn
    • SD70/75M series battery box door
    • Late dynamic brake grille intake
    • 2-panel radiator intake grille
    • Phase II 2-speed “Q” fans
    • Late 4-step walkway
    • Early jacking pads including AEI tag
    • Truck light details (non-operating)
    • HTCR-II steerable trucks
    • Late speed recorder
    • Late 5,000 gallon fuel tank
    • L-shaped breather down pipe
    • Late fuel tank breather down pipe
    • Stem mounted dial type fuel gauge
    • Prime air dryer
    • Prime air filter set with pipe
    • Large EFCO button
    • Era 2002+


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