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HO SD45-2 with DCC & Sound, SF #5657

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HO SD45-2 with DCC & Sound, SF #5657

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HO SD45-2 with DCC & Sound, SF #5657

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ATSF BICENTENNIAL FEATURES:

  • Late style anticlimber
  • Snowplow
  • Air Conditioner
  • Can style radio antenna on raised ground plane
  • Dual Xenon strobe lights (Flash Function in DCC)
  • Windowless nose door

In 1975 the Santa Fe decided to celebrate the Bicentennial of the USA in 1976 by re-painting 5 SD45-2's (5700-5704) in a striking red, white and blue paint scheme. 5704 is currently being restored into this very same paint scheme and upon completion BNSF will be donating it to the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris, CA.

ATSF FEATURES:

  • Early style anticlimber
  • Snowplow
  • Air Conditioner
  • Can style radio antenna on raised ground plane
  • Beacon (Functions in DCC)

SD45-2 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Coupler cut levers
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See-through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Sander lines
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • LED Lighting for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • Minimum radius: 18" — Recommended radius: 22"

SOUND-EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Precision slow speed control
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The SD45-2 was an initial success; it was a complete improvement or upgrade as part of EMD's "Dash 2" line; it had little to almost absolutely no flaws during the early stages of production and during the model's official introduction. It was both popular and compatible with the original SD45 as well, with its large 20-cylinder engine. The SD45-2 lasted somewhat longer than most SD45 units on various owners' rosters.

Product Specifications

Prototype Manufacturer EMD
DCC Equipped
Lighted LED
Sound Tsunami
Axles 6