Athearn HO SD40-2 Soo Line


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  • 763
  • 767
  • 769
  • 774
SKU: N/A Category: Tag: Railroad Short Name: SOO


Railroad Short Name: Soo

In 1985, the SOO repainted several of their SD40-2’s into the “Hockey Stick” scheme, featuring a straight line separating the red and white colors. They remained much the same even into the 2000s.

  • All road numbers
    • 81″ nose, chckenwire grills, small anticlimber
    • Windshield wipers
    • Leslie RSU-3L horn offset on cab
    • Illuminated Xenon strobe on cab (effect with DCC+Sound)
    • Small firecracker antenna
    • Speed recorder
    • Cab vent
  • #763
    • 2-pane all weather windows on both sides
    • Tall plow
    • 3200-gallon fuel tank
    • Forward placement of cab vent
  • #769, 774
    • 2-pane all weather window on engineer’s side
    • Short plow
    • 3200-gallon fuel tank
  • #767
    • 2-pane all weather windows on both sides
    • Tall plow
    • 4000-gallon fuel tank with capacity printing
  • Fully assembled and ready-to-run
  • Coupler cut levers with loops
  • Trainline and MU hoses with silver ends
  • “Mushroom” nose vent on right side
  • Separately applied wire grab irons
  • Antiglare panel
  • Standard late Dash-2 4-window cab without louvers or roof seam
  • See through cab windows
  • Sliding cab side windows
  • Welded ECAFB
  • See-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
  • Fine scale handrails
  • Frame mounted bell
  • Detailed 4000-gallon fuel tank
  • Separately applied air tanks
  • Speed recorder attached to appropriate axle per prototype (except undecorated)
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Highly-detailed, injection molded body
  • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
  • Bi-directional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup
  • 5-pole motor with flywheels and multi-link drivetrain for trouble-free operation
  • Compatible with ATHG63839 Genesis motor retrofit kit
  • DCC Ready 8 and 9 pin Quick Plug™ technology
  • Nickel plated, blackened machined wheels
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Minimum radius: 18″
  • Recommended radius: 22″

Additional information

Weight 1.5625 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 5 × 2 in


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