Broadway Limited Imports, HO Scale, 4290, EMD SD45, Pennsylvania Railroad, #6157
Broadway Limited

Broadway Limited Imports, HO Scale, 4290, EMD SD45, Pennsylvania Railroad, #6157

Regular price $399.99 Sale price $239.99

Brunswick Green

Built on the same frame as the SD40, SD38 and several other EMD staples, EMD produced 1,260 SD45s between Decembers 1965 and 1971. These freight haulers sported EMD's 645E3 20-cylinder engine which had 3,600HP output. EMD's SD45s served on the Burlington Northern, Southern Pacific, Santa Fe, Pennsylvania, Great Northern, UP, NP and many other railroads. Today, locomotives are currently preserved at the GN Railway Historical Society, the St Louis Museum of Transportation, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, the Utah State Railroad Museum, the Illinois Railway Museum and the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

In our first production, we are modeling eight railroads with prototypically accurate road numbers and paint schemes. Each model has our newest Paragon4 Sound/DC/DCC control system featuring Rolling Thunder, and equipped with integral GoPack capacitor packs. All of our models have road-specific details and lighting.

List of individually controllable lights in our EMD SD45 models:
Rear Light
Mars Light (SP only)
Numberboard Lights (Front & Rear)
Front Classification Lights
Rear Classification Lights
Emergency Light (SP only)
Rotary Beacon (ATSF, BN, UP)
Cab Light

Road-specific detail options in this production, prototypically accurate for each road name:
Two short hood options
Three truck sideframe options
Three sunshade options
Dynamic brake hatch style
Wind Deflector/Mirror
Cab Window Armrest type
Cab roof antenna type and location
Rotary beacon type/location
Front headlight arrangement type
Rear numberboard type
Radiator fan type
Four front pilot options
Four rear pilot options
AC on cab roof - ATSF only
Multiple MU Receptacle arrangements
Prototypically accurate bell placement

Industry-leading Model Features:
Paragon4 Sound & Control System featuring ROLLING THUNDER
Integral Dual-Mode Decoder with Back EMF for Superb Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
Precision Drive Mechanism Engineered for Heavy Towing and Smooth Slow Speed Operation
All Wheel Electrical Pick-up
ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort
Premium Caliber Painting
Prototypically Accurate Paint Schemes and Road Numbers
Many Separately Applied Details such as Handrails, Grab Irons, Horn, Bell, Wipers, and Etched Metal Grills
Prototypical Light Operation - accurate for each paint scheme
Prototypically Accurate Sounds for the EMD SD45 Diesel Locomotive
Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
Will Operate on Code 70, Code 83, and Code 100 Rail
Minimum Operating Radius: 18"

Broadway Limited Imports is proud to introduce Paragon4: The new benchmark for premium HO sound-equipped locomotives. These DC and DCC-Sound equipped locomotives feature the ALL-NEW Paragon4 sound and control system. Each Paragon4 locomotive comes with BLI's own integral DCC Decoder factory installed. Paragon4 locomotives offer Dual Mode DC and DCC operation with superb back EMF motor control, improved DC motor control, built-in capacitor pack for more reliable electrical pick-up, industry best on-board sound with Rolling Thunder functionality, Pro Lighting Mode for prototypical light control, Switcher model for precise low speed control, recordable DCC operation for automated playback, and the same excellent detail level as Broadway Limited's Paragon3 Series models.

Paragon4 Sound & Control System Features:
Operates in DC & DCC with improved DC speed control (use DCMaster for DC Sound)
Built-In capacitor pack to navigate imperfect track
Capacitor Pack automatically disabled on program track for full compatibility with JMRI Decoder Pro
Pro Lighting Mode offers individual control of all lights on model
Switcher Mode for precise low speed control
Record & Play Operation - Records and plays back sounds and movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation
High Resolution Audio
Quillable Whistle for various whistle lengths and patterns
Choice of 3 selectable Horns
Alternate Whistle/Horn where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle - both the main whistle and alternate can be easily played
Adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell
Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys
Johnson Bar Sound at Direction Change
Multiple realistic passenger and crew sounds play on command
Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
Automatic Forward/Reverse Signal - When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot. When moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse, toots three times.
Chuff sound intensity varies with load
Individually adjustable sound volumes for each effect
EZ Reset Button for quick return to factory default settings