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UP FOR SALE IS A BRAND NEW "N GAUGE" WALTHERS "PROTO" EMD SW9/1200 DIESEL SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE-THESE ARE CONVENTIONAL DC TYPE ENGINES AND NOT DCC EQUIPPED-THIS ONE IS COLORED BLACK WITH SILVER STACKS, YELLOW HANDRAILS, AND WHITE DETAILS AND LETTERING--NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD MARKINGS, LOGO, AND ROAD #8964 ARE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ENGINE

 

THIS WALTHERS SW9/1200 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • SMOOTH RUNNING POWERFUL SKEW-WOUND MOTOR
  • HEAVY DIE CAST SPLIT FRAME CHASSIS
  • FOR USE WITH ALL N GAUGE MODELS
  • OPERATING HEADLIGHTS
  • 8 WHEEL DRIVE & ELECTRIACL PICKUP
  • HIGHLY DETAILED PLASTIC BODY
  • MICRO TRAINS "MAGNA-MATIC KNUCKLE COUPLERS WITH METAL COIL SPRINGS
  • PROTOTYPICALLY PAINTED IN AUTHENTIC RAILROAD COLORS
  • CONVENTIONAL DC TYPE ENGINE (NOT DCC EQUIPPED)

 

EMD SW9/1200 LOCOMOTIVE FACTS

An EMD SW9 is a diesel switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between January 1951 and December 1953. Additional SW9s were built by General Motors Diesel in Ontario Canada from December 1950 to March 1953. Power was provided by an EMD 567B 12 cylinder engine, producing 1,200 horsepower (895 kW).

In addition, ten TR5 cow-calf paired sets were produced (eight for the Union Pacific Railroad, and two for the Union Railroad of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. The Union Railroad also bought an additional two TR5B "calves".

786 examples of this model were built for American railroads and 29 were built for Canadian railroads.

WALTHERS PART #920-80156

 

 

ALL OF THE WALTHERS TRAINS WE LIST ARE BRAND NEW AND HAVE NEVER BEEN USED. ANY QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE ABOUT THE PRODUCT OR COMPATABILITY AND HOOK UP CAN BE ADDRESSED AT THE WALTHERS MANUFACTURERS SITE AT WALTHERS.COM.

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