Athearn Genesis HO GP38-2 Burlington Northern


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SKU: N/A Category: Tag: Railroad Short Name: BN


Railroad Short Name: BN

Road Numbers 2078, 2079, 2082

BN Features:

  • Phase I with widely spaced radiator fans and chicken wire radiator grilles
  • Late coupler cut levers with loops painted white
  • Front and rear early drop steps
  • 81” nose with ratchet brake
  • Green or Black anti-glare patch on nose per prototype era
  • BN-style early battery box doors
  • #2078, 2079, 2082 feature illuminated beacon with effect on DCC+Sound
  • Early Dash-2 cab with louvers
  • Welded cab side panels with arm rests
  • Leslie S-3L-R air horn
  • Firecracker antenna
  • Small firecracker end of train (EOT) antenna
  • Sunshades with long tracks
  • Early ECAFB
  • Standard Dash-2 ribbed blower housing
  • Early inertial air intake grilles
  • Standard range dynamic brake
  • Early flush exhaust
  • Chicken wire radiator grilles
  • Widely spaced radiator fans
  • Curved radiator fan grab iron
  • Short walkway duct extension
  • Underframe mounted bell
  • Detailed 3,600 gallon fuel tank with vertical sight glass
  • Salem air filter with piping
  • Blomberg-M trucks with rubber springs and Hyatt bearings
  • Speed recorder

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
  • Rubber MU hoses for durability
  • 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 Lighting for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power

Road Numbers 2083, 2084, 2087

Locomotive Features:

  • DCC ready using Quick Plug technology
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • Window glazing
  • Operating headlights utilizing microbulbs

Additional information

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 3 in


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