Walthers 920-42956 EMD E9A - LokSound 5 Sound & DCC -- Union Pacific(R) #955 (yellow, gray, red)

EMD E9A - LokSound 5 Sound & DCC -- Union Pacific(R) #955 (yellow, gray, red)
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Product Description

Here's the finishing touch for your flagship streamliner, the WalthersProto EMD E9! Introduced in 1954 with the more powerful 567C prime mover, with only minor exterior changes from earlier E8 Diesels. Handling premiere passenger train, several later went to work for Amtrak with others reassigned to commuter and fast freight service. As the last of their kind, several E9s have since been preserved. Superbly detailed and powered by the rugged and reliable WalthersProto drive, other features include:

  • One-time run of these unit numbers - order now, limited quantity available
  • Available with LokSound 5 Sound and DCC for DCC and Standard DC powered layouts
  • 21mtc connector
  • Road-specific details
  • Factory-installed wire grab irons and door handles
  • Heavy die cast metal underframe
  • Five-pole, skew-wound, high-torque high-efficiency can motor
  • Helical gears for smooth, ultra-quiet running
  • Correct RP-25 metal wheels
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

Power the City of San Francisco and other UP City Domeliners in style behind these handsome EMD E9 diesels! Based on units from UP's second order delivered in the fall of 1954, road- and era-specific details include:
Powered E9A Units feature:

  • Brass Leslie S-2M and Single Chime air horns
  • Firecracker-style radio antenna
  • UP-style modified winterization hatches w/rain/snow shield
  • Flush numberboards
  • Full side skirts
  • Etched-metal Farr air grilles
  • Factory-installed wire grab irons and handrails
  • Etched-metal lift rings
  • Passenger pilot w/doors and cut levers
  • Upper vertical dual sealed-beam LED headlight w/gasket
  • Plain nose door - no lower headlight
  • Cab sunshades and wind deflectors
  • Cab interior w/crew figures
  • Period-correct gray sideframes w/roller bearing journals
  • Automatic Train Stop (ATS) shoe
  • Working diaphragm
  • Cab vent