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Western Pacific U30B w/Sound & DCC # 3052
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Product Manufacturer: Walthers
Manufacturer Model: 920-41657
Store Item Number: WAL920-41657
Quantity In Stock: 1
 
Western Pacific U30B w/Sound & DCC # 3052
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Western Pacific GE U30B Diesel Locomotive w/DCC & Sound # 3052

  • Limited Edition - One Time Run of These Roadnumbers!
  • New & Better Details
  • New Schemes
  • Road-Specific Detailing
  • 14:1 Helical Gears for Smooth, Quiet Performance
  • Five-Pole Skew-Wound High-Torque High-Efficiency Can Motor
  • Low Speed Under 3 Scale MPH
  • LED Constant & Directional Headlights
  • Easy Multiple Unit Operation
  • Metal Grab Irons & Lift Rings
  • Available With Factory-Installed Tsunami Sound & DCC
  • Proto MAX Metal Knuckle Couplers
  • By the 1950s, railroads were shopping for more powerful units to replace earlier diesels, and a horsepower race between EMD, ALCO and General Electric began in earnest. GE took a bold step forward, unveiling its brutish new Universal series in 1959. Production began with a 2500-horsepower, four-axle unit, known as the U25B in 1960 -- and railfans quickly nicknamed them U-boats. The success of the new series soon pushed GE into the number two spot in locomotive sales.
  • In 1966 a 2800-horsepower prime mover was added to create the U28B. Only 148 units were built that year. Late production units had a shorter nose and some differences in the radiator intakes, which were carried over into early U30B production. Late in 1966, GE introduced a 3000 horsepower prime mover in the U30B. Many features were carried over into the new body however later production units (the prototypes for these models) had revised air intakes. Total production ended at 296 units in 1975.
  • Detailed to match Phase 1 units from the mid-1970s to 1983 with:
  • Early U30B Style Body w/Dynamic Brakes
  • Nathan M5 Horn
  • Firecracker Antenna
  • Cab-Mounted Headlights
  • Operating Nose-Mounted Red & White Safety Lights
  • Large Radius Fixed Cab Side Windows
  • Large Hand Brake Wheel
  • Louvered Left Side Battery Box
  • Two-Color End Handrails
  • Front & Rear Drop Steps
  • Snow Plow on Front Pilot
  • Footboards on Rear Pilot
  • EMD Blomberg-B Style Trucks

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train → Locomotive → Diesel Locomotive → GE (General Electric) → U30B

Scale: HO
Reporting Marks: WP 3052
Railroad:
Western Pacific
Western Pacific
Assembly: fully assembled

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 07 February, 2013.

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