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Athearn Genesis 31610 - GE C44-9W Heritage 1 w/ DCC & Sound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) 977 - HO Scale

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Athearn Genesis 31610 - GE C44-9W Heritage 1 w/ DCC & Sound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) 977 - HO Scale
Athearn Genesis 31610 - GE C44-9W Heritage 1 w/ DCC & Sound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) 977 - HO Scale
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Delivered in 1996-97, this was the first (and only) order of BNSF Dash 9-44CWs to wear the GN-inspired “Heritage I” scheme. Many are still in service today and can be seen on trains across the system. BNSF 1050 is unique in that it received yellow BNSF initials on its long hood, as opposed to the standard green initials. Key Features 2010+ appearance for present day operations Different art per era appropriate changes Angled engine compartment hood profile Early ‘tabbed’ dynamic brake intake panels Late style dynamic brake exhaust fascia Modified hood section under exhaust #1050 Primed for Grime with Heritage 1 body colors and Heritage 2 logo on long hood Sound version features onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION Built by GE from 1993 until 2004, the Dash 9-44CW and its variants were the definitive North American mainline freight locomotives of their time, with an impressive 3668 total units built. Constructed for US railroads from coast to coast, the units were also ordered by Canadian roads, and significant export orders went to Australia and Brazil. The new Athearn Genesis 2.0 Dash 9-44CW is equally as impressive as its prototype, with a host of railroad specific details. From the Canadianspecific Dash 9-44CWL version with its 4-window cab to the CNW units with their unique roof vents, these models take the Genesis 2.0 line to new heights. Standard on all models are Athearn’s superior paint colors researched from the prototypes to be As Close to Real as it Gets. DASH 9 SERIES LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES Fully-assembled and ready-to-run 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 Coupler cut levers Flexible rubber MU hoses for durability Flexible rubber trainline hose See through cab windows Full cab interior Walkway tread Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance Windshield wipers Lift rings Wire grab irons Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes Sander lines McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible 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 model for safe storage SOUND EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound Dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality 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 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 Athearn Genesis HO Scale GE C44-9W Heritage 1 Road Name: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) Road Number: 977 Photo may not show actual road number. Please see description above for the road number.


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