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HO RTR SD40-2, NS/Maersk #3329
[ATH71528]
MSRP $149.98 USD

The SD40-2 was introduced in January 1972 as part of EMD’s Dash 2 series, responding to competing products from GE and ALCO. Reliability and versatility of the 3,000-horsepower SD40-2 made it the best-selling model in EMD’s history and the standard of the industry for several decades after its introduction. The SD40-2 was an improvement over the SD40, with modular electronic control systems similar to those of the experimental SD45X and DDA40X. The last SD40-2 delivered to a United States railroad was built in July 1984, with production continuing for railroads in Canada until 1988.

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HO RTR GP35, CPR #5020

[ATH96093]

MSRP $119.98 USD

Out of Stock at Athearn [Horizon]

The Athearn Ready To Roll GP35 is based on Rail Power Products tooling and represents a phase 1a version of the locomotive that was produced from October 1963 to February 1964.

This was arguably the most widely used variant of the GP35. Some of the spotting features of this phase captured on the model include triple louver sets on the battery box covers, open top 36" radiator center fans, flat bottom cab number board housing, flat inertial air filter hatch, thick side sill and low profile fuel tank. This attention to detail makes the Athearn Ready To Roll GP35 the first choice with model railroad operators.

Specifications

DCC: Ready

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HO SD70ACe w/DCC & Sound, UP/Spirit of UP #1943

[ATHG01943]

MSRP $339.98 USD

Union Pacific SD70ACe (SD70AH) with Tsunami 2 sound

Union Pacific’s Locomotive No. 1943, The Spirit, is the 16th commemorative locomotive introduced in the 155-year-old company’s history. The Spirit honors the United States’ armed forces and the men and women filling their ranks. Created in collaboration with Union Pacific veterans, the locomotive illustrates the railroad’s connection to the thousands of veterans who helped build America through the centuries.

$284.99
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HO F7A/B w/DCC & Sound, CN #9046/#9053

[ATHG22661] Sold out at Athearn / Horizon

MSRP $489.98 USD

Road number 9046 F7A Nathan Air-Chime K3L air horn

Road number 9053 F7B Leslie Tyfon A-125-440-CA air horn

Specifications:

DCC: Equipped
SOUND: Equipped
PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: Electro Motive Division
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

$199.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II, UP #8537

[ATHG27228]

MSRP $249.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$199.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II, CPR #9301

[ATHG27231]

MSRP $249.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$199.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II, CPR #9303

[ATHG27233] Sold out at Athearn / Horizon

MSRP $249.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$274.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II w/DCC & Sound, UP #8537

[ATHG27328]

MSRP $339.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$274.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II w/DCC & Sound, UP #8559

[ATHG27329]

MARP $339.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$274.99
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HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II w/DCC & Sound, CPR #9302

[ATHG27332] Sold out and discontinued at Athearn / Horizon

MSRP $339.98 USD

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

$159.99
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HO GP9, CN #4418

[ATHG62850]

MSRP $199.98 USD

In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was available with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7, including “torpedo tube” air tanks mounted on the roof.

$159.99
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HO GP9, CN #4422

[ATHG62851]

MSRP $199.98 USD

In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was available with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7, including “torpedo tube” air tanks mounted on the roof.

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HO GP9 w/DCC & Sound. CN #4404

[ATHG62948] Sold out at Athearn / Horizon

MSRP $289.98 USD

In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was available with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7, including “torpedo tube” air tanks mounted on the roof. 

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HO GP9 w/DCC & Sound. CN #4418

[ATHG62950] Sold out at Athearn / Horizon

MSRP $289.98 USD

In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was available with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7, including “torpedo tube” air tanks mounted on the roof.

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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 horsepower engine in 1972. Unlike the GP38’s engine, which drove a generator to supply power to the traction motors, the GP38-2s prime mover drove an alternator which produced AC electrical current that was rectified to DC to power the four traction motors. Another major change for the GP38-2 was the introduction of the “dash 2” modular electrical cabinet. For more than 40 years, the GP38-2 has worked main line freights, locals, switching jobs, yard service, helpers, snow fighting trains, and hump power. Many remain in service today.

$229.99
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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 horsepower engine in 1972. Unlike the GP38’s engine, which drove a generator to supply power to the traction motors, the GP38-2s prime mover drove an alternator which produced AC electrical current that was rectified to DC to power the four traction motors. Another major change for the GP38-2 was the introduction of the “dash 2” modular electrical cabinet. For more than 40 years, the GP38-2 has worked main line freights, locals, switching jobs, yard service, helpers, snow fighting trains, and hump power. Many remain in service today.

$229.99
$279.98 -17.85%
temporarily out of stock / email us for availability

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 horsepower engine in 1972. Unlike the GP38’s engine, which drove a generator to supply power to the traction motors, the GP38-2s prime mover drove an alternator which produced AC electrical current that was rectified to DC to power the four traction motors. Another major change for the GP38-2 was the introduction of the “dash 2” modular electrical cabinet. For more than 40 years, the GP38-2 has worked main line freights, locals, switching jobs, yard service, helpers, snow fighting trains, and hump power. Many remain in service today.

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HO SD75I, ONT #2104

[ATHG69511] DCC-ready: 21-pin connector

MSRP $219.98 USD

Ontario Northland received its only order of 6, numbered 2000-2006, between May and July, 1999. Built to similar specifications as the Canadian National SD75Is, these units were leased to CN for a period of time in early 2000. ONT #2105 was in a grade crossing accident with a logging truck December 2012. It was out of service for repairs about a year before it was released with a new nose job and blue safety stripes.

$229.99
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HO SD75I w/DCC & Sound, ONT #2105

[ATHG69562]

MSRP $309.98 USD

Out of Stock at Athearn [Horizon]

Ontario Northland received its only order of 6, numbered 2000-2006, between May and July, 1999. Built to similar specifications as the Canadian National SD75Is, these units were leased to CN for a period of time in early 2000. ONT #2105 was in a grade crossing accident with a logging truck December 2012. It was out of service for repairs about a year before it was released with a new nose job and blue safety stripes.

$84.99
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HO GP40-2, CPR #4616

[RND14884]

MSRP $99.98 USD

The EMD GP series locomotives became some of the most successful designs of the age. Produced from 1970s to mid 1980s the GP40-2 was quickly found in many different tasks of the railroad. From switching to pulling high priority freight trains across the country, these versatile locomotives brought the goods to North America. Many of these locomotives are now being rebuilt with ecologically sound emission control for higher population centers. A new era emerges as technology meets proven reliability for these EMD products.

Athearn brings these representative locomotives alongside regular freight trains that were commonplace. Sharing the new golden age of railroading!

$109.99
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HO Dash 9-44CW, BCOL #4646

[RND78041] DCC ready: 21-pin NEM connector

MSRP $129.98 USD

Keeping in tradition with GE’s locomotive series nicknames beginning with the “Dash 7” of the 1970s, the C44-9W was dubbed the Dash 9 upon its debut in 1993. The design has since proven popular with North American railroads, the Dash 9-44CW shares its frame, Hi-ad trucks, 16-cylinder 7FDL engine, and 752AH-31 traction motors with the GE Dash 9-40CW.

Many North American railroads have ordered the C44-9W. They were originally ordered by Chicago & North Western Railway, Santa Fe, BNSF, CSX, Southern Pacific, Canadian National Railway, BC Rail, and Union Pacific Railroad. Norfolk Southern purchased the very similar Dash 9-40CWs. 

$181.97
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Canadian National #2172 (black, red, white, Website Noodle Logo)
Walthers Part # 150- 10002310
HO scale, Retail: $279.95, sold out at Walthers

First built for Union Pacific in the late 1980's by General Electric, the DASH 8-40C diesel locomotives were identified by an enlarged exhaust stack and the mounting of the dynamic brake grids in a square-like unit behind the cab, which housed an enlarged equipment blower fan. 

The 4,000hp Dash 8-40CW was produced by General Electric between 1989 and 1993 as a follow-up to the successful Dash 8-40C locomotive. The most distinguishing feature of this model was the introduction of GE’s version of the wide-nose “North American Safety Cab.” This style of cab would become a common sight on railroads across the country.