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Roundhouse RND89551 HO EMD Model 40, DC, Black #101

$79.95

Available on backorder

MSRP: $99.98

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Product Description

Roundhouse EMD Model 40, DC
Black #101

Roundhouse Item #RND89551

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LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Separately-applied horn, exhaust stacks, bell
  • See-through cab windows
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Highly detailed, injection molded body
  • Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Quick Plug™ plug and play technology: DCC ready with both 8 and 9 pin connector unless noted
  • Bi-directional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
  • LED lighting
  • McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • RTR motor with precision-machined flywheels for trouble free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on Code 55, 70, 75, 83, 80, 100 rail
  • Window packaging for easy viewing, plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available including motor brushes
  • Minimum radius: 15”

 

PROTOTYPE HISTORY:

The EMD Model 40 was a two-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by Electro-Motive Corporation, and its corporate successor, General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division (EMD) between August 1940 and April 1943. Nicknamed “critters”, eleven examples of this locomotive were built. Powered by twin General Motors Detroit Diesel 6-71 diesel engines, which produce a combined 300 horsepower (224 kW). Original buyers included the Electro-Motive Corporation/EMD Plant #2 switcher, Defense Plant Corporation-4 units, the United States Army 3 units, and the United States Navy 2 units, General Motors Cleveland Diesel Division 1 unit.