EMD SD39-2 Locomotive - BNSF #1883

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• All-new LED lighting
• Rubber MU hoses for durability
• Photo-etched stainless steel windshield wipers

• Corrugated radiator grills
• Front anticlimber
• Extended range dynamic brakes
• Welded ECAFB
• Electronic bell
• Blanked cab headlight; headlight moved to nose
• Cab air conditioner
• Sinclair antennas with ground planes and conduits per prototype
• Front EMD low plow
• Rear spare knuckle holders
• Illuminated cab-mounted strobe

BNSF has recently began rebuilding their surplus SD40-2 locomotives into locomotives more suitable for road switcher service. Many were equipped as Remote Control Locomotives (RCL) and derated to 2300 hp. These locomotives see a variety of service most typically in transfer/hauler service or as a yard trimmer, making up or breaking up long trains.
• 123” nose with brake wheel and blanked class lights
• Newly-designed Nathan K3LA horn on bracket

• Fully assembled and ready-to-run
• Separately applied wire grab irons
• Separately applied air tanks
• Coupler cut levers
• Rubber MU hoses
• Photo-etch stainless steel windshield wipers
• Fine scale handrails molded in engineering plastic
• See-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
• Exhaust stack
• McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
• Highly-detailed, injection molded body featuring new tooling
• Painted and printed for realistic decoration
• See through cab windows
• Bi-directional LED lighting and working LED Ditchlights
• All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
• All-wheel electrical pickup
• 5-pole motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain
• Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
• Window packaging for easy viewing
• Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
• Minimum radius: 18”
• Recommended radius: 22”

• Onboard Econami sound decoder by Soundtraxx
• Engine startup sound sequence
• Dynamic brake sound or Non-Dynamic Straight to idle on F4
• Extra prime mover and horn sounds exclusive to Athearn version
• Multiple bell sound files user configurable via Configuration Value (CV)
• Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
• Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
• Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
• All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
• Excellent Slow speed control
• Current Keeper ready with on board expansion plug
• Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6
• Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
• Many functions can be altered via CV changes

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EMD SD39-2 Locomotive - BNSF #1883

EMD SD39-2 Locomotive - BNSF #1883

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