Pre-Order | Next Shipment August 2024
Athearn - Item No. ATHG75648
4.3 out of 5 Customer Rating

HO SD60M Tri-Clops Locomotive with DCC & Sound, BPRR #3892

Earn points on this item


  • Ex-BN #9201
  • Illuminated front and rear number boards
  • Front deck mounted ditch lights
  • PTC antenna array
  • Small EMD plow
  • G&W corporate colors

Operating between Buffalo, New York and Eidenau, Pennsylvania, the Buffalo and Pittsburg Railroad runs roughly 729 miles of mostly former B&O trackage. It is a class 2 railroad that is owned by the large Genesee and Wyoming corporation. In recent years and as class 1 railroads dispose of older motive power, many smaller railroads can pick up larger power at a decent price. BPRR’s lone SD60M “tri-clops” operates with the mix of other larger motive power moving freight trains all over the system.


  • Coupler cut levers
  • Flexible Trainline and MU hoses
  • MU stands
  • Walkway tread
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Sanding lines
  • Lit number boards
  • Lit class lights, if equipped
  • Lit signal lights and/or beacons, if equipped
  • Bell placement & type per prototype
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, and breather pipes
  • EMD HTC trucks with animated bearing caps
  • Speed recorder unless noted
  • See-through cab windows and full cab interior
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • LED Lighting for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
  • Minimum radius: 18” Recommended radius 22”

    • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
    • Dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality
    • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
    • Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
    • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
    • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
    • Precision slow speed control
    • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
    • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
    • CV chart included in the box


    In 1984, EMD unveiled the first four SD60 demonstrator locomotives. The SD60 was equipped with a 3,800 horsepower, 16 cylinder, turbocharged 710G3A prime mover. Five years later, EMD began offering the SD60 with the wide nose “safety” cab with the infamous “Tri-Clops” 3-piece windshield, thus creating the SD60M. The term “Tri-clops” is a popular railfan nickname that refers to the original 3-window cab design.

    Union Pacific was the first road to order these new SD60M locomotives followed by Burlington Northern and SOO Line. BN’s SD60M locomotives went on to the merged BNSF while the SOO Line units went to Canadian Pacific. Some of the BNSF units found more mileage with Norfolk Southern and in lease service for CEFX.

Product Specs

Prototype Manufacturer
Sub Brand