HO F7A/F7B, NYC/Freight #1843/#3465

Detailed Information

FIRST TIME IN GENESIS: CIGAR BAND SCHEME

ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:

    #1772
    • Small lettering
    • Freight pilot
    • Tall cab side windows
    • Late style vertical carbody louvers
    • Late style vertical “Farr” etched grills
    #1699
    • Small lettering
    • ”Passenger” pilot
    • Short cab side windows
    • Early style horizontal carbody louvers
    • Early style horizontal etched grills
    #1704
    • Large lettering
    • ”Passenger” pilot
    • Short cab side windows
    • Early style horizontal carbody louvers
    • Early style horizontal etched grills
    #1843
    • Large lettering
    • Freight pilot
    • 48” D/B fan
    • Tall cab side windows
    • Late style vertical carbody louvers
    • Late style vertical “Farr” etched grills
    #3465
    • F7B unit
    • 48” D/B fan
    • Late style vertical “Farr” etched grills

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • All units are powered
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 21-pin connector (DCC-Ready only)
  • Factory installed SoundTraxx Tsunami2 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 balanced five pole skew wound motor and dual flywheels
  • Directional constant lighting-featuring LEDs; headlight brightness remains constant
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Separately applied photo etched metal and injection molded detail parts:
  • Cab interior • Coupler cut levers • MU and Trainline hoses • Windshield wipers • Lift rings • Wire grab irons • Sander lines
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
  • Body mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
  • 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
  • Detailed Blomberg-B trucks with prototype-specific wheel bearings
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”

SOUND EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 decoder pre-installed
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Individual sound boards installed in both A and B units (sound units only)
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • Some functions are limited in DC
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Slow speed control
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included in the box
  • Lighting effects such as beacons and Gyralight where prototypically accurate
  • A and B units often include sound decoders with different default pitch shift, so MU lashups sound unique

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The F-units were the most successful “first generation” road (main line) diesel locomotives in North America, and were largely responsible for superseding steam locomotives in road freight service. Before this, diesel units were mostly only built as switcher locomotives, and only used in rail yards.

Specifications

DCC: Ready/21-Pin NEM
SOUND: Ready
PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: EMD
Axles: 4
LIGHTED: LED Lighting
FULL ROADNAME: New York Central
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO F7A/F7B, NYC/Freight #1843/#3465

[ATHG19340]

$419.98

Due Early October, 2021

Out of Stock

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