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Southern Pacific #6234/#8171 F7A/F7B Locomotive HO Scale by Athearn Genesis 12315

Southern Pacific #6234/#8171 F7A/F7B Locomotive HO Scale by Athearn G12315


Southern Pacific #6234/#8171 F7A/F7B Locomotive

All road numbers
Espee only upper Gyralight with red emergengy light (DCC)
Nose ladder with stirrup step (A-units)
Snowplow pilot (A-units)
Coupler cut levers and m/u hoses
Truck journals as per prototype
Speed recorder
Number boards “blank” with decals provided for train number

#6234 & #8171
1500 gallon fuel tank with Espee modified fuel tank skirt
36″ dynamic brake fan
Roof end overhang
Horizontal stainless side grilles

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Product Description


All units are powered
Factory installed SoundTraxx Tsunami sound and DCC decoder (DCC+sound units only)
Tsunami sounds are compatible with both DCC and DC operation (DCC+sound units only)
Genesis driveline with dynamically balanced five pole skew wound motor and dual flywheels
Directional constant lighting; headlight brightness remains constant
Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes
Separately applied photo etched metal and injection molded detail parts
Cab interior
Coupler cut levers
MU hoses
Trainline hose
Windshield wipers
Lift rings
Wire grab irons
Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
Sander lines
Body mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector (DCC-Ready only)
Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
Back up light
Blomberg-B trucks
Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
Replacement parts available
Minimum radius: 18"
Sound equipped models also feature:

Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami decoder pre-installed
Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
Individual sound boards installed in both A and B units (sound units only)
Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
Some functions are limited in DC
All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
Slow speed control
Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
Lighting effects such as beacons, Gyralight where prototypically accurate
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box
The EMD F7 was a 1,500 horsepower (1,100 kW), B-B dual-service passenger and freight-hauling diesel locomotive produced between June 1949 and December 1953 by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel. Final assembly was at GM-EMD's La Grange, Illinois plant, excepting locomotives destined for Canada, in which case final assembly was at GMD's plant in London, Ontario.


DCC: Ready
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years

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