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HO EMD Model 40 Locomotive, Yellow Shop Goat #11

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HO EMD Model 40 Locomotive, Yellow Shop Goat #11

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Athearn - ATH28743
$134.99
Product $134.99
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Estimated Total: $134.99

HO EMD Model 40 Locomotive, Yellow Shop Goat #11

Item No.
Athearn - ATH28743
5 out of 5 Customer Rating
Product $134.99
Add Ons
Estimated Total: $134.99
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SHOP GOAT FEATURES:

This little goat is ready to couple with your railroad’s finest locomotives and ensure that they are safely moved around the shop.

MODEL 40 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
  • 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
  • Minimum radius: 15”

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The EMD Model 40 was a two-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by Electro-Motive Corporation (EMC), 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.

Original buyers for the Model 40 included the Electro-Motive Corporation/Electro-Motive Diesel Plant - 1 unit, Defense Plant Corporation - 4 units, the United States Army - 3 units, the United States Navy - 2 units, and the General Motors Cleveland Diesel Division - 1 unit.

In total EMC/EMD manufactured eleven Model 40s during the period April 1940 - April 1943.

Product Specifications

Axles 2
Scale HO
DCC Ready/21-Pin NEM
Prototype Manufacturer EMD
Lighting LED
Sound Ready