ATHEARN #86951: HO Scale EMD SD50 Locomotive, DCC, Econami Sounds, RTR - CSX CSXT #8557 (Patched Ex-Chessy)
Shortly before and during the time of the CSX merger, the railroad utilized their fleets of ex-Chessie(C&O) SD50 locomotives as helpers in the Cumberland, Maryland mountains. Heavy coal trains and steep grades required extra tractive effort to successfully ascend the mountain passes.
The locomotives were hastily patched or sublettered for CSX and released into service, and were repainted at a later time.
CSX SD50 FEATURES Large EMD snow plow, Timken roller bearings, “Mail slot” battery box doors, Cab mounted Nathan K-5 5-chime air horn, Whip antenna, Small sunshades, Wind deflectors & Patches and sub-lettering per prototype.
CSX SOUND EQUIPPED MODELALSO FEATURES: Onboard Econami Sound by SoundTraxx, 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, Excellent Slow speed control, Effect lighting (if applicable) using F5 and/or F6, Program a multiple unit (MU) lash-up with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights & Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes.
CONDITION: New In Original Athearn Factory Sealed Packaging.
QUANTITY IN STOCK: One (1) Currently Available.