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HO GP38-2 Locomotive, Sound-Ready with Speaker, C&NW #4621

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Athearn - ATH72198
$174.99
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HO GP38-2 Locomotive, Sound-Ready with Speaker, C&NW #4621

Item No.
Athearn - ATH72198
$174.99
  • Sound Ready! All units come with speakers installed, ready to add the 21-pin sound decoder of your choice!
  • Individually applied wire formed grab irons
  • LED Illuminated front and rear headlights, ditch lights, and beacons (where applicable to the prototype)
Product $174.99
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HO GP38-2 Locomotive, Sound-Ready with Speaker, C&NW #4621

Item No.
Athearn - ATH72198
5 out of 5 Customer Rating
Product $174.99
Add Ons
Estimated Total: $174.99
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PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The GP38-2 series of locomotives were some of EMD’s most successful designs. Produced from 1970s to mid 1980s the GP38-2 and GP50 were quickly found in many different tasks of the railroad. From switching to pulling high priority freight trains across country, these versatile locomotives could be seen all over 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.

GP38-2 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Factory installed Celcon handrails
  • Individually applied wire formed grab irons
  • 5-pole motor with precision-machined flywheels and multi-link drive train for trouble free operation
  • See-through cab windows
  • DCC Ready 21-pin NEM plug
  • LED Illuminated front and rear headlights, ditch lights, and beacons (where applicable to the prototype)
  • Replacement parts available
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Separately-applied horns
  • McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
  • DCC Ready 21 pin plug
  • Nickel plated, blackened machined wheels machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brand of track
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Minimum radius: 18” — Recommended radius: 22”

Product Specifications

Axles 4
DCC Ready
Coupler Style McHenry Scale Knuckle
Era 1971-1992
Prototype Manufacturer EMD
Full Road Name Chicago and North Western
Scale HO
Lighting LED
Sound Ready
Sub Brand ATHEARN
Minimum Radius 18" (457 mm)
Reporting Mark CNW