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Athearn Genesis 98976 - HO 4-6-6-4 Steam Challenger - DCC & Sound - Denver & Rio Grande #3803

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Athearn Genesis 98976 - HO 4-6-6-4 Steam Challenger - DCC & Sound - Denver & Rio Grande #3803
HO 4-6-6-4 Steam Challenger - DCC & Sound - Denver & Rio Grande #3803

Detailed Information
Denver & Rio Grande Western
During the World War II industrial production was overseen and regulated by the Federal War Production Board. When the UP placed their 2nd Challenger order with Alco in 1943 the WPB stepped in and had 5 of the locomotives built for the Denver & Rio Grande Western RR to help fulfill their need for additional motive power to haul wartime traffic. These 5 locomotives were built to UPs specifications.

ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:
#3803
Coal burner
Dual smoke stacks. Era: 1944-1946.

STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
Illuminated number boards and headlights
Headlight turns off in reverse
Illuminated directional back-up light in the tender
Correctly operating eccentric cranks
Adjustable top cab vent and cab windows
Pivoting front and rear engines for negotiating 18inch radius curves
Current pick-up on all driver and wheels
Boiler backhead with full details and printed gauges
Synchronized chuff, whistle, bell, blow-down, air compressor, dyno and pop-off valve sounds
User-controlled whistle, short whistle, bell, squeal, coupler crash, injector, water stop and light dimmer
Individually-applied detail parts, including brass-painted bell and whistle, piping, valves, generator, steps, air pump, air tanks, reverser and coupler lift bar
Front coupler pocket can be inserted to mount operating coupler
Minimum recommended radius: 22inch

NEW FEATURES:
Dual cube speakers for great sound quality
Lighted firebox flicker effect with see-through firebox door
Upgraded headlight lighting with brighter LED
Improved loco-to-tender connection harness for increased durability and serviceability

SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE
Tender-mounted DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
Engine, whistle, and bell sounds work in DC
All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
Excellent Slow speed control
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box
Details
SKU 140-G98976
Quantity in stock 2 item(s) available
Road Name: Union Pacific
Price: CA$817.99
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Due in Stock: November 18, 2022
 

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