Walthers Mainline HO 910-10083 Alco PA, New Haven (McGinnis Scheme) #0766 (DCC-Ready)

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Product Information One of the most handsome diesels ever built, WalthersMainline Alco PA locomotives are sure to be the stars of your HO streamliner fleet! Introduced in 1946, these sleek and stylish speedsters wore a rainbow of color schemes, and...

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One of the most handsome diesels ever built, WalthersMainline Alco PA locomotives are sure to be the stars of your HO streamliner fleet! Introduced in 1946, these sleek and stylish speedsters wore a rainbow of color schemes, and handled passenger and some fast freight service into the 1960s. Capturing the sleek lines of the prototypes these models are based on units used by the New Haven and feature a single headlight, no dynamic brakes and small numberboards. Other great features include:
  • Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers!
  • Same powerful drive as WalthersProto(R) locos featuring:
    • Five-pole skew-wound motor
    • 14:1 gear ratio
    • Helical-cut gears for quiet operation and easy multiple unit operation
    • All-wheel drive and electrical pickup
    • Dual machined brass flywheels
    • Heavy die-cast metal chassis
    • Constant LED lighting
  • Factory-installed handrails
  • 21-pin DCC plug
  • Molded drill starter points for grab irons - easily added with Alco PA-PB Diesel Detail Kit (#910-252, sold separately)
  • RP-25 metal wheels
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers


 
Make your WalthersMainline Alco PA and PB more realistic with these accessories, available seprately:


New Haven McGinnis Scheme.

Excerpt from 

Annals of Small Town Life: The Logo Stops Here by Jessica Helfand

In April 1954, Patrick B. McGinnis became president of the New Haven Railroad. An outspoken and controversial executive who vowed to lead train travel into the space age, his tenure would last less than two years — yet during this time, his artistically-trained wife initiated a program to rethink the company's corporate image through the use of graphic design principles. Working with Florence Knoll on the then-new executive suite at Grand Central Terminal, Lucille McGinnis convinced her husband that the railroad needed a new logo

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