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EMD 12cyl 567A (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an EMD NW5

The EMD 567 family of Prime Mover was one of the most widely used in the world! From F-Units to Geeps this popular power house can still be found in many locomotives riding the rails today. Our EMD 12cyl version of the 567A would be appropriate for the following locomotives:

NW2
NW3
NW5
TR2
TR3
TR4
SW7

And others.....

While the recording is from a 567A many 12cyl 567B and 567C equipped locos sounded very more…

EMD 16cyl 645F3B (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an SD50

The SD50 was produced in response to increasingly tough competition from GE Transportation Systems, whose Dash 7 line was proving quite successful with railroads. While EMD's SD40-2 was a reliable and trusted product, GE's line included locomotives up to 3,600 hp (2,685 kW) with more modern technology, as well as very competitive finance and maintenance deals. EMD responded throughout the SD50 program by offering discounts on more…

Goodwin Alco 6cyl 251B (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

48/830 Class Goodwin Alco 6cyl 251B
Recorded by Jay Blanch of Notch 8 Precision Models

The 48 Class are a class of diesel locomotives built by AE Goodwin, Auburn for the New South Wales Government Railways between 1959 and 1970. Once the most ubiquitous locomotive in New South Wales, Australia, they are based on Alco frames and prime movers, using General Electric (later Associated Electrical Industries) electrical equipment. The South Australian more…

GE 16cyl FDL Dash 7 V2(FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from a B36-7.

The GE FDL-16 prime mover was first used in 1959 in the General Electric U25B locomotive. Over the years little changed in terms of sound until the "Dash-8" series of GE locomotives was introduced. Known for their throaty chug and shaft driven compressor (rather than the more modern “Whoop” electric compressor). There was an interim period following the "U Boats" that began the era in GE called the "Dash-7s". During this time more…

MLW 12cyl 251C (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an MLW M420W

The ALCO 251 prime mover was the most popular and abundant prime mover ever made by the company. While it proved to be quite successful, it sadly outlived its original manufacturer, ALCO who closed their doors in 1969. The 251 prime mover is actually still available to purchase today from Fairbanks Morse for use in Marine, Generator, and locomotive uses.

The 2000 horsepower 12cyl version of the 251C could be found in the more…

MLW 12cyl 251B (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an MLW RS-18

The ALCO 251 prime mover was the most popular and abundant prime mover ever made by the company. While it proved to be quite successful, it sadly outlived its original manufacturer, ALCO who closed their doors in 1969. The 251 prime mover is actually still available to purchase today from Fairbanks Morse for use in Marine, Generator, and locomotive uses.

The 1800 horsepower 12cyl version of the 251B could be found in the more…

EMD 8cyl 645E (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an SW1000

The EMD 645 family of diesel engines were designed and manufactured by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors. The 645 series was an evolution of the earlier 567 series and a precursor to the later 710 series. The 645 series engines entered production in 1965. All 645 engines utilize forced induction, with either a Roots blower or a turbocharger. The 645 series has a maximum engine speed of between 900 and 950 more…

EMD 8cyl 567CR (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

Recorded from an SW-8

The EMD 567 family of Prime Mover was one of the most widely used in the world! From F-Units to Geeps this popular power house can still be found in many locomotives riding the rails today. Our EMD 8cyl version of the 567 would be appropriate for the following locomotives:

SW8
SW900
G8
GA8
GL8
JL8
And others.....

New FULL THROTTLE features:
Drive Hold: Sound Slot 2 Mapped to F9
Independent Brake: Sound Slot 11 Mapped to more…

ALCO 6cyl 539 (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

The ALCO 539 engine was developed in response to the perceived drawback that ALCO's line of diesel switchers had a restricted field of vision because of the high hood. Both Baldwin and EMC were offering diesel switchers with a lower engine hood that the trainmen could see over.

The ALCO S-1 and S-3 were 660 horsepower (490 kW) switcher diesel-electric locomotives produced by ALCO and their Canadian subsidiary Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW). more…

ALCO 8cyl 251F (FT) H0 N XL L

Equipped with ESU "FULL THROTTLE" features!

The ALCO 251 prime mover was the most popular and abundant prime mover ever made by the company. While it proved to be quite successful, it sadly outlived its original manufacturer, ALCO who closed their doors in 1969. The 251 prime mover is actually still available to purchase today from Fairbanks Morse for use in Marine, Generator, and locomotive uses.

The 1500 horsepower 8cyl version of the 251F could be found in the following more…