HO F7A, BN/Freight/Brown #9758

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Burlington Northern

  • F7 phase III
  • Former SP&S 805
  • Ex-plow power units returned to freight service in 1974, not repainted from MOW brown
  • Cab roof mounted beacon

Burlington Northern (Ex SP&S)

#9754 F7A
  • F7 phase III
  • Former SP&S #803
  • Assigned to Amtrak May 1971
  • Cab roof mounted beacon

Spokane Portland & Seattle

#803 F7A
  • F7 phase III
#800 F3A
  • F3 phase I
#804 F7A
  • F7 phase III

All BN and SP&S units feature

  • Accurate SP&S only, relocated rear sand fill – first time in any scale!
  • Roof mounted oil cooler
  • Cut away fuel tank skirts, as per prototype
  • SP&S only, nose door grabs
  • Steam generator equipped for passenger service
  • Fireman’s side nose ladder grabs
  • Nose mounted m/u doors
  • Cab roof mounted “firecracker” antenna

Minneapolis & St. Louis

#413 F7A
  • Black roof as per prototype
  • Winterization hatch
#400 F3A
  • Red roof as per prototype
  • Early small numberboards
#411 F7A
  • Black roof as per prototype
  • Cab side walkway applied over logo on engineer’s side, as per prototype

All M&StL units feature

  • These units are modeled to represent their appearance after the M&StL-CNW merger.
  • Road number placed on car body above the fuel tank.
  • Removed fuel tank skirts, as per prototype.

Santa Fe

#308L F7A
  • 48” dynamic brake fan
  • Firecracker antenna
  • Rear mounted water fill
  • Battery charger receptacle
  • EMD freight pilot
#325A F7B
  • 36” dynamic brake fan
  • Steam generator
#312L F7A
  • 48” dynamic brake fan
  • Can style antenna
  • Rear mounted water fill
  • Santa Fe “FT” style passenger pilot
  • Spark arrestors included, not applied
  • Slot type sand fill doors
  • Nose mounted lift lugs
#307B F7B
  • 48” dynamic brake fan
  • Spark arrestors included, not applied
  • Battery charger receptacle
#339L F7A
  • 48” dynamic brake fan
  • Can style antenna
  • Rear mounted water fill
  • Santa Fe “FT” style passenger pilot
  • Spark arrestors included, not applied
  • Slot type sand fill doors
  • Nose mounted lift lugs
#332B F7B
  • 36” dynamic brake fan
  • Spark arrestors included, not applied

All SF units feature

  • Plated to represent prototype stainless steel side panels
  • Represent modified locomotives after 1960.
  • Modified side skirt
  • Rear mounted antenna
  • ATS shoe mounted on rear truck of A-units
  • Nose mounted m/u door, A-units
  • Nose side grab irons with stirrup step, A-units
  • Working back-up light
  • Santa Fe style inertial air filter intake

Western Pacific

All WP units feature

  • Models are to represent Western Pacific’s “Fab Four” after their 1978 rebuild.
  • Water tank fill on 913 only, as per prototype.
  • Modified side skirts and fuel tank extensions.
  • Random axel bearings, as per prototype.


  • All units are powered
  • 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 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”


  • 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)
  • 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
Is Assembly Required: No

HO F7A, BN/Freight/Brown #9758



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