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Electro-Motive Division NW2 diesel locomotive from Walthers

By | June 23, 2022

HO scale Mainline-series model to be offered in six paint schemes

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Electro-Motive Division NW2 diesel locomotive

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Electro-Motive Division NW2 diesel locomotive from Walthers.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: Direct-current model, $149.98; with dual-mode ESU sound and Digital Command Control, $209.98

Era: 1949

Manufacturer: Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 5601 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218, walthers.com

Electro-Motive Division NW2 diesel locomotive features:

  • Model based on Phase V prototype
  • Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels
  • RP-25 contour turned-metal wheels
  • Proto-Max metal couplers
  • Small front radiator grille
  • Large center cab windows
  • Dual tall conical exhaust stacks

Road names: Burlington Northern (Cascade Green and black); Chesapeake & Ohio (blue and yellow); Erie Lackawanna (maroon, gray, and yellow); Great Northern (Omaha Orange, Pullman Green, and yellow); Lehigh Valley (Cornell Red with black stripes); and Southern Pacific (black and orange). Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control); also available undecorated.

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