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Athearn RTR 28657 - EMD SW1500 DC Silent Wisconsin Central (WC) 1568 - HO Scale

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ATH28657
UPC:
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Athearn RTR 28657 - EMD SW1500 DC Silent Wisconsin Central (WC) 1568 - HO Scale
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Description

WC FEATURES: 

  • Weed Cutter style plow
  • MU hoses
  • Whip style antenna
  • Flexicoil Trucks
  • Full Cab interior
  • All-weather cab window
  • 1,100 gallon fuel tank 

In the late 1990’s Wisconsin Central purchased 3 ex-SP SW1500’s from the Indiana  Harbor Belt Railway. These three units were refurbished and repainted in WC colors. 

SW 1500 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES: 

  • Detailed cab interior
  • Signal hoses with silver glad hands unless noted
  • Front and rear trainline hoses with silver glad hands
  • Drop steps unless noted
  • MU stands
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • See through radiator intake grille and cab windows
  • Exhaust stacks
  • Low or high mounted windshield wipers per prototype
  • Rectangular or oval builder’s plate where appropriate
  • Separately applied Air tank
  • Printed numberboards
  • Fine scale handrails
  • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology
  • Improved 5-pole skew wound can motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for with 21-pin NEM connector trouble-free operation
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Window packaging for easy viewing
  • Highly-detailed, injection molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Fully assembled and ready-to-run
  • Interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Minimum radius: 18” 

NEW FEATURES: 

  • Operating ground lights
  • Newly designed can motor is more powerful and quieter than before
  • DCC-ready models feature 21-pin plug
  • DCC & sound models feature Tsunami2 sound with dual cube speakers
  • LED lighting for long life and reliable operation

SOUND-EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard Tsunami2 DCC/Sound decoder
  • Dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • Some functions are limited in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Operating lighting functions with F5 and/or F6 (Flashing ditch lights, beacon, etc)

Details

Store Location:
P# 136 / Aisle 4B
Scale:
HO Scale
Road Name:
Wisconsin Central (WC)
Version:
DC Silent
Road Number:
1568
Locomotive Model:
EMD SW1500

Customer Reviews

1 review

  • 5

    Athearn, EMD SW1500 DC Silent, WC 1568 HO scale.

    Posted by Craig Morris on 13th Mar 2024

    Paint scheme was top notch,well packed. Performed first class.

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