HO GP7, C&NW/Original #1652

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Chicago Northwestern
  • #1652, #1654
    • All new GP7 with HEP body style
    • Red Signal Light above headlight
    • Nathan M-3 air horn
    • MU catch boxes with footboards
    • Full skirts above fuel tank
    • High MU recepticals
    • Early coupler cut bar
    • ATS Shoe
    • Era: 1953s+
  • #4321, #4325
    • All new GP9R with HEP chop nose body style
    • Western Cullen Beacon
    • "F" on the sill is at the SHORT hood end
    • Leslie S-3L-R air horn
    • EMD style low snow plow
    • Partial skirts above fuel tank
    • Low MU receptical
    • Late coupler cut bar
    • Era: 1972+
  • All road numbers
    • New paint schemes
    • 4-hose MU
    • Low MU stand
    • Front and rear early Pyle headlight
    • Cab side panel with gutter; with armrest and wind deflectors
    • Non-Dynamic brake
    • Winterization hatch
    • Torpedo Tube style roof mounted air tanks
    • 1,200 gallon fuel tank
Union Pacific
  • #171, #203
    • GP9 Phase I A-unit high short hood with cab body style
    • DEPENDABLE TRANSPORTATION slogan on the cab sides
    • "F" on the sill is at the SHORT hood end
    • Leslie S-3L-R with clearance bracket
    • Speed Recorder
    • Canvas sunshades
  • #171B, #203B
    • All new cables B-unit GP9 Phase I body style
    • DEPENDABLE TRANSPORTATION slogan on the sides where the cab would be
    • "F" on the sill is at the SHORT hood end
  • All road numbers
    • 4-hose MU
    • Early coupler cut bar
    • Low MU stand
    • Full skirts above fuel tank
    • MU catch boxes with footboards
    • Signal lights
    • Front and rear early Pyle headlight
    • Electrical conduit cover
    • Dynamic brake
    • Winterization hatch
    • 1,200 gallon fuel tank
    • Era: 1954+
  • #7184, #7203
    • GP9 Phase III A-unit high short hood with cab body style
    • "F" on the sill is at the LONG hood end
    • Cab armrest no sunshade track
    • Leslie S-3 air horn all bells forward
  • #7178-B, #7197-B
    • All new cables B-unit GP9 Phase III body style
    • "F" on the sill is at the LONG hood end
    • Leslie Tyfon A-125-440-CA air horn
  • All road numbers
    • Long hood forward
    • 4-hose MU
    • 48” button top fans
    • Tall square MU stand
    • Pilot long grab iron above coupler lift bar
    • Front and rear early Pyle headlight
    • Partial skirts
    • 1,700 gallon fuel tank
    • Era: 1957+


  • Front and rear MU catch boxes with footboard
  • MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Drop steps unless noted
  • MU stands
  • “Nub” style walkway tread
  • Bell located behind the right front step
  • Fine-scale handrails for scale appearance
  • Wire grab irons
  • Lift rings
  • Windshield wipers
  • Full cab interior
  • See through cab windows
  • Etched metal radiator intake grilles and fan grilles
  • Two exhaust stacks and plates
  • Air tanks mounted below sill unless noted
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
  • Blomberg-B trucks with appropriate bearing caps
  • Sander lines
  • Speed recorder unless noted
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • 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 Code 55, 70, 75, 83, and 100 rail
  • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Bidirectional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains constant
  • 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”
Sound equipped models also feature:
  • Sound equipped models also feature
  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami decoder
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Some functions are limited in DC
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Slow speed control
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unity only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included in the box


In 1949, EMD introduced the GP7. The basic design followed most diesel switchers with the addition of a short hood instead of an end-cab. The hoods were also full height to better accommodate the diesel engine and mechanical and electrical components.

In 1954 EMD upgraded the GP7 to become the 1,750 horsepower GP9. Externally, the first GP9s were virtually unchanged from the last GP7s. Later versions would include different louver arrangements and the last ones would come without the frame skirting. The GP9 was availalbe with all of the fuel tank, steam generator, and dynamic brake options as the GP7 including “torpedo boats.”


Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO GP7, C&NW/Original #1652



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