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Scaletrains Ho Scale SD40T-2 Southern Pacific/Speed Lettering DCC Ready W/Ditchlights

Scaletrains Ho Scale SD40T-2 Southern Pacific/Speed Lettering DCC Ready W/Ditchlights

SKU #'s

SXT31699 Cab #8496

SXT31701 Cab #8494

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Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

SP 8494, 8496: Series SP 8489-8498, blt. January 1978

  • Era represented by paint and detail configuration: mid-1990s
  • Repainted to SP Speed Lettering
  • Deleted SP lighting package
  • Blanked front and rear class lights
  • Modified cab L-Window
  • Operating LED Prime PM-8911 Stratolite beacon added to cab roof
  • Operating LED walkway-mount ditch lights added to front anticlimber
  • Front tall SP plow
  • Rear snowplow removed
  • Large “blunt” front anticlimber
  • 88” low short hood with wheel handbrake
  • Late cab sub-base “split” doors with lift-off hinges
  • Bolted battery doors with wide louvers
  • Cab with bolted side window panels, sunshades, and long sunshade tracks
  • Small mirrors mounted fore and aft of cab side windows
  • Vapor air conditioner
  • Cab roof steel bell on tripod mount
  • Cab roof antenna conduit and antenna ground plane on dustbin with whip antenna base
  • Nathan P-3 Horn with clearance bracket relocated to long hood
  • Extended-range dynamic brake housing with batten strip and late (latched) radiator fan access doors
  • Early electrical cabinet “zig-zag” seam
  • Welded ECAFB (late)
  • Intermediate inertial air intake grills
  • See-through etched-metal radiator intake screens
  • Etched-metal radiator exhaust grills with radiator shutters visible underneath
  • Detailed see-through radiator intake compartment with front and rear bulkheads, floor treadplate, and fan motor detail
  • Front straight uncoupling lever with loop handles
  • Rear angled uncoupling lever
  • 3-hose MU hose clusters with silver gladhands
  • Front notched pilot faces with lifting slots
  • SP-style 4-hole jacking plates
  • Prime air filter (can style)
  • Highly detailed 4,400-gallon fuel tank with front and rear fuel fillers
  • Detailed HT-C trucks with Hyatt bearings, sanding lines and brackets, late center axle snubber, and D-77 traction motor and air duct details
  • Speed recorder on first axle 

    Rivet Counter SD40-2T “Tunnel Motor” Locomotives Also Feature

    • Specially-designed low-profile drivetrain means the rear gear tower and driveshaft are completely hidden
    • Fully-assembled
    • Multiple road numbers
    • Printed and LED lighted number boards
    • Dimensionally accurate truck centers
    • Correct stepwell angles and dimensions
    • Scale sectioned treadplate detail on the walkways
    • Underbody frame rail with separate plumbing and traction motor cables
    • Accurate hood door and long hood detail
    • Accurately profiled dynamic brake housings 
    • See-through dynamic brake intakes with resistor grid detail
    • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and standard AAR control stand
    • Sliding cab windows
    • Factory-applied wire grab irons, wire lift rings, windshield wipers, snowplows, horns, coupler cut levers, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, sand hatch covers, and much more
    • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
    • Directional LED headlights
    • All-wheel drive
    • All-wheel electrical pick-up
    • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
    • Dual flywheels
    • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
    • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
    • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
    • Packaging safely stores model
    • Minimum radius: 18”
    • Recommended radius: 22” 

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