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Athearn RTR HO EMD SD39 w Sound, N&W #2961, ATH98883


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MSRP: $184.98

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Athearn RTR HO EMD SD39 w Sound, N&W #2961, ATH98883

Locomotive Features:

  • Fully assembled and ready-to-run
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • Separately applied air tanks
  • Coupler cut levers
  • MU hoses
  • Fine scale handrails molded in engineering plastic
  • Standard twin sealed-beam headlight with anti-glare shields (unless noted)
  • Sliding cab windows
  • See-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
  • Curved radiator fan grab iron
  • Exhaust stack
  • Frame mounted bell (unless noted)
  • Detailed 4000 gallon fuel tank (unless different capacity is noted)
  • Flexicoil-C trucks with high or low brake cylinders (per prototype)
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Highly-detailed, injection molded body featuring new tooling
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • See through cab windows
  • Bi-directional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
  • With Sound version features RTR Sound by Soundtraxx
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup
  • 5-pole motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble-free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Window packaging for easy viewing
  • Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Minimum radius: 18″
  • Recommended radius: 22″

Sound equipped models also feature:

  • Onboard RTR Sound by SoundTraxx
  • 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 function with F5
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes

Roadname Specific Features:

Norfolk & Western Features:

  • All road numbers
    • SD39 body with class lights, number boards, and deck/pilot mounted end handrails
    • Non dynamic brake
    • Late intake grilles
    • Early blower housing with no ribs
    • Rear brake wheel and stand
    • Early ECAFB
    • Cab side panels with sunshades and armrests
    • Leslie S3 low profile horn
    • Gong bell mounted on engineer’s side front battery box
    • Firecracker antenna
    • MU hose catch trays with footboard front and rear
    • 3200 gallon fuel tank
    • Drop steps
    • MU stands
    • Flexicoil “C” sideframes with high brakes
  • #2961, #2963 & #2966 FEATURES:
    • Large roadname on long hood
  • #2965 FEATURES:
    • Small roadname on long hood