Athearn Genesis HO GP15-1 Chicago & Northwestern

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SKU: 1286 Category: Tag: Railroad Short Name: CNW


Railroad Short Name: CNW

CNW Features:

  • Nose mounted “Gong” style bell
  • Nose Gyralight
  • 1990’s “Traditional” yellow paint scheme
  • ATS shoes
  • Separate Switch Broom included
  • Operating beacon

Road Number Specific Features:

  • #4409
  • 1990’s “Traditional” yellow paint scheme

C&NW purchased 25 GP15-1’s in 1976 to supplement their collection of used and original road switcher fleet. They could be found in local service in the Chicago area and other upper Midwest points on the C&NW system. By the time of the UP merger in 1995 there were only 10 of them left in service.

Locomotive Features

  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • 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
  • Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Flexible rubber MU hoses
  • Flexible rubber trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • Sander lines
  • McHenry scale knuckle couplers – Kadee compatible
  • 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 bulbs for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power

Additional information

Weight 1.7 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 3 in


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