Electro-Motive Division SD50 diesel locomotive
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Price: Direct-current model, $149.98; with dual-mode ESU sound and Digital Command Control, $209.98.
Era: 1984 to present
Manufacturer: Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 5601 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218, walthers.com
Electro-Motive Division SD50 diesel locomotive features:
- Upgraded power trucks with HT-C sideframes
- See-through steps
- Detailed dynamic brake air intake
- Anti-slip detail on walkways
- RP-25 metal wheels
Road names: Chessie System (yellow, vermillion, and blue with Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks); Chicago & North Western (yellow and green); Conrail (blue with “can opener” herald); CSX (yellow, blue, and gray); Denver & Rio Grande Western (black and orange with “Flying Grande” lettering); Kansas City Southern (grey and yellow); Norfolk Southern (black and white); and Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern (green, gray, and yellow). Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control).
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