Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale C39-8 (Phase 1b) Norfolk Southern (As-delivered) DCC & Sound

Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale C39-8 (Phase 1b) Norfolk Southern (As-delivered) DCC & Sound

SKU #'s

SXT38733 Cab# 8552

SXT38735 Cab# 8559

  • Road numbers 8552 and 8559

    • Series: NS 8552-8563; built 1984

    • Era: as built (1986) through early 1990s 

    • Operating LED-illuminated tricolor front and rear class lights with lenses** 

    • Phase Ib - Cab with rounded-corner doors, no embossed X-panels on the hood end or nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end

    • Left side dynamic brake cab: standard (dual blower) dynamic brake with see-through intake grilles

    • Dynamic brake cab roof with see-through etched metal dual panel grilles and visible blower motors

    • Right side dynamic brake cab: front two hinged and latched doors and bolted rear panel

    • Ratchet handbrake


  • Fully-assembled

  • Multiple road numbers

  • Operating LED-illuminated ground lights on both sides of locomotive*

  • Operating LED front, rear, and side walkway lights*

  • Printed and LED-illuminated front and rear number boards*

  • Small front and rear snowplows with wire grab irons

  • Semi-scale coupler buffers equipped with durable metal semi-scale standard Type E knuckle couplers

  • 3-hose multiple unit (MU) hose clusters with silver gladhands

  • See-through round-hole stepwell steps

  • Front and rear drop steps

  • GE “nub” tread plate on walkways

  • Short hood with blanked lower headlight housing 

  • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and control stand

  • Cab sunshades

  • Sliding cab side windows

  • Dual wind deflector with mirror mounted fore and aft of sliding cab windows on both sides

  • Sunshades on both sides of cab

  • Dual Motorola ASP-16 “Firecracker” antennas on cab roof (communication and End of Train EOT)

  • Nathan P135R24 horn mounted on engine compartment roof

  • See-through dynamic brake exhaust

  • 24 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment

  • Early 6-panel radiator exhaust grilles

  • Exhaust silencer with extension

  • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and cabling

  • GSC trucks with Hyatt bearing housings; separate brake cylinders, center axle shock snubber, brake lines and handbrake chain detail; and separate sanding lines and brackets

  • Dual Graham-White (Prime) finned 075 air filters

  • Highly-detailed 4,400 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers, round and vertical fuel gauges

  • Air reservoirs with separate plumbing

  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, spare knuckles, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, MU cables, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, underframe bell, and more

  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature

  • Dual flywheels

  • All-wheel drive

  • All-wheel electrical pick-up

  • Printing and lettering legible under magnification

  • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail

  • Packaging safely stores model

  • Recommended Radius: 22” 

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