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WALTHERS MAINLINE HO EMD SD50, CSX TRANSPORTATION #8697

WALTHERS MAINLINE HO EMD SD50, CSX TRANSPORTATION #8697

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This WalthersMainline EMD SD50 is perfect for heavy freight service on your HO Scale railroad. As demand for higher-horsepower units and better fuel economy continued to grow in the late 1970s, EMD began testing a new six-axle model in 1979, which entered production as the SD50 in 1981. Like the prototype, this locomotive is a great addition to your railroad's fleet of heavy diesel road units. The WalthersMainline SD50 has the features you want to make it a star performer on your layout:
Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers!
Prototypes in service 1981 to present with large and small lines
All-new drive including newly tooled power trucks with HT-C sideframes
Revised and corrected dynamic brake intake grilles
Anti-slip detail on walkways
Open grating on steps
Updated Phase Two shell with molded drill starter points for grab irons in EMD SD50-60 Diesel Detail Kit (910-256) sold separately


Same powerful drive as WalthersProto(R) locos featuring:
5-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 headlights
21-pin plug for easy DCC conversion
RP-25 metal wheels
Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers