Bring the power of today's railroading to your HO layout with the WalthersMainline GE ES44 Evolution Series GEVO diesels.
Introduced in 2003 to comply with tougher emission standards, and more popularly known among railfans and modelers as GEVOs, these big engines have quickly become one of the most popular locos worldwide. Designated as the ES44 (Evolution Series, 4,400 horsepower), prototype variations in North American service include locos with DC or AC traction motors and buyers have also specified center idler axles, as well as high adhesion or steerable trucks.
GE ES44 Evolution Series GEVO diesels feature: Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers! The most popular prototype diesel in North America Thousands in service from 2003 to the present
ESU Sound for DCC and DC layouts featuring: 4 function outputs with brightness control by CV Fully DCC compatible 14, 28, 128 speed steps Dual mode DC and DCC 4 air horns changeable by CVs 2 bells changeable by CVs Full 8-notch prime mover sounds Compressor Dynamic brake Multiple realistic lighting effects 21-pin DCC plug 2- or 4-vent dynamic brake vent as appropriate Easily handles 18" radius curves (22" or larger recommended) Six powered axles per unit
LED Lighting includes: Correct headlight position per prototype Working front ditch lights
Three truck styles to match prototypes: Standard high-adhesion Steerable (nonworking) C4 A1A center idler axle
Same powerful drive as WalthersProto locos featuring: Five-pole skew-wound motor 14:1 gear ratio Helical-cut gears for quiet operation and easy multiple unit operation All-wheel drive and electrical pickup Dual machined brass flywheels Heavy die-cast metal chassis Constant and directional LED lights Correct profile radiator grilles and rooftop walkway surface details Molded drill starter points for grab irons - easily added with the GE ES44 Evolution Series Diesel Detail Kit (910-250, sold separately) RP-25 metal wheels Proto MAX metal knuckle couplers Fully assembled