Atlas HO Scale 10003120 Silver Series DASH 8-40CW Norfolk Southern #8334
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Atlas HO Scale 10003120 Silver Series DASH 8-40CW Norfolk Southern #8334

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Atlas Master HO 10003120 Silver Series GE Dash 8-40CW Diesel DCC Ready Norfolk Southern NS #8334

First built in the late 1980's by General Electric, the DASH 8-40C six-axle, 4,000 hp diesel locomotives were identified by an enlarged exhaust stack and the mounting of the dynamic brake grids in a square-like unit behind the cab, which housed an enlarged equipment blower fan. The Dash 8-40CW was produced by General Electric between 1989 and 1993 as a follow-up to the successful Dash 8-40C locomotive. The most distinguishing feature of this model was the introduction of GE’s version of the wide-nose ‘North American Safety Cab.’ This style of cab would become a common sight on railroads across the country. Four major railroads purchased the Dash 8-40CW in fairly large quantities, including Conrail, CSX, Santa Fe and Union Pacific. Most of these units are still in regular mainline and heavy-haul freight service today. Due to various mergers, they can also be seen operating for new owners Norfolk Southern and BNSF.

Features:

  • Ditch lights on 8-40CW only
  • Number boards, sand fill hatch, and marker lights where appropriate by railroad on 8-40CW only
  • Realistic die-cast underframe
  • Factory-equipped with AccuMate knuckle couplers
  • Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate Proto-couplers
  • Highly detailed coupler cut bars
  • Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
  • Directional lighting
  • Painted crew members
  • Snowplow and piping on trucks
  • Recommended minimum radius: 22 inch

Atlas Master Series Silver Additional Features:

  • NMRA 8-pin plug for DCC ready units