Engine shown is the Rio Grande version. Built in the late 1980's by GE, the DASH 8-40B diesel locomotives were identified by theIndustrial Rail dynamic brake gear located along the roof line between the cab and engine compartment, with ventilation provided by large roof-top grilles. These four-axle, high horsepower engines are still in service today in North America.Operating ditch lights.
Realistic die-cast underframe.
Standard cab or gull wing cab as per the prototype.
Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds.
Factory-equipped with AccuMate knuckle couplers.
Painted crew figures.
Separately-installed scale windshield wipers.
Metal grab irons and fine scale handrails.
Highly detailed coupler cut bars.
Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses.
Piping on trucks.