{"id":4444418998407,"title":"Atlas HO 10 002 061 - B23-7 Diesel Locomotive Phase 1 \"Undecorated\" (Low Nose w\/ Nose H\/L, no Anticlimber)","handle":"atlas-ho-10002061-ho-b23-7-locomotive-phase-1","description":"\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad Name: Undecorated\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad Number: N\/A\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProduct Line: Atlas HO (Gold)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eScale: HO Scale\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEstimated Release: 3rd Quarter 2020\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n[TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMASTER MODEL FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003eThe Atlas B23-7 locomotive models include such optional\/road name specific details as:\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePilots with and without anti-climber\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCab headlights or low-nose headlights\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCab with 4 or 2 side windows\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eADDITIONAL FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSeparately-applied scale detail parts include: windshield wipers, metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, multiple-unit hoses, snow plow, train line hoses, fine scale handrails, and more!\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSee through step detail on sill\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEtched metal radiator grilles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePainted crew members\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFactory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCoupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate® Proto-couplers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFive-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDirectional lighting\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBell mounted under the sill or on the long hood\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFB-2, AAR type B, or Blomberg truck side-frames used where appropriate per road name\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSOUND FUNCTIONALITY FEATURES (GOLD MODELS ONLY):\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOver 20 sound effects are available, including engine start-up and shutdown, prime mover sounds through all eight notches, bell, air horn, air compressor, dynamic brakes and more.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThere are 16 user-selectable horns, 2 user-selectable bells, and 2 user-selectable synchronized brake squeals.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eManual and Automatic Notching modes with the ability to change modes ”on the fly” are provided for true realism.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDCC OPERATION FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSupports all DCC-programming modes\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFlexible mapping of function keys F0 to F28.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA total of six DCC function outputs are available\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFollows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOverview:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePROTOTYPE INFORMATION:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGeneral Electric’s “Dash 7” locomotive line was introduced as a replacement for the older “Universal-Series” of the 60s and early 70s. “Dash 7” series improvements included increased fuel efficiency, tractive effort and reliability. 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The B23-7 was a direct replacement for the 2,250HP U23B model, while the B30-7 replaced the 3,000HP U30B. The first B23-7s were produced for Conrail in September, 1977, and the first B30-7s were produced for Frisco three months later.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eB23-7 production continued through 1984, with a total of 535 units built. Conrail was the largest purchaser of the model, with a total fleet of 141 units. 199 B30-7s were produced through 1981, with the combined fleets of Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt being the largest at 110 units.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSeveral features distinguished B23-7s and B30-7s from predecessor models. The long hood stepped outward in the area of the exhaust stack to accommodate a relocated oil cooler. In addition, the frame was 2 feet longer than that of the U23B. An FB-2 style truck was offered as standard equipment, but some railroads opted to use “trade-in” trucks. Therefore, AAR type B and Blomberg trucks could be found on some models. Six power assembly doors (located near the center of the long hood) indicated that the B23-7 was powered by a 12-cylinder GE FDL engine. Eight power assembly doors in the same location help to identify the B30-7, which included a 16-cylinder FDL engine.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[\/TABS]"}

Atlas HO 10 002 061 - B23-7 Diesel Locomotive Phase 1 "Undecorated" (Low Nose w/ Nose H/L, no Anticlimber)

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Product Description
  • Road Name: Undecorated
  • Road Number: N/A
  • Product Line: Atlas HO (Gold)
  • Scale: HO Scale
  • Estimated Release: 3rd Quarter 2020

MASTER MODEL FEATURES:
The Atlas B23-7 locomotive models include such optional/road name specific details as:

  • Pilots with and without anti-climber
  • Cab headlights or low-nose headlights
  • Cab with 4 or 2 side windows

ADDITIONAL FEATURES:

  • Separately-applied scale detail parts include: windshield wipers, metal grab irons, coupler cut levers, multiple-unit hoses, snow plow, train line hoses, fine scale handrails, and more!
  • See through step detail on sill
  • Etched metal radiator grilles
  • Painted crew members
  • Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
  • Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate® Proto-couplers
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
  • Directional lighting
  • Bell mounted under the sill or on the long hood
  • FB-2, AAR type B, or Blomberg truck side-frames used where appropriate per road name

SOUND FUNCTIONALITY FEATURES (GOLD MODELS ONLY):

  • Over 20 sound effects are available, including engine start-up and shutdown, prime mover sounds through all eight notches, bell, air horn, air compressor, dynamic brakes and more.
  • There are 16 user-selectable horns, 2 user-selectable bells, and 2 user-selectable synchronized brake squeals.
  • Manual and Automatic Notching modes with the ability to change modes ”on the fly” are provided for true realism.

DCC OPERATION FEATURES:

  • Supports all DCC-programming modes
  • Flexible mapping of function keys F0 to F28.
  • A total of six DCC function outputs are available
  • Follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices.

PROTOTYPE INFORMATION:

General Electric’s “Dash 7” locomotive line was introduced as a replacement for the older “Universal-Series” of the 60s and early 70s. “Dash 7” series improvements included increased fuel efficiency, tractive effort and reliability. The B23-7 was a direct replacement for the 2,250HP U23B model, while the B30-7 replaced the 3,000HP U30B. The first B23-7s were produced for Conrail in September, 1977, and the first B30-7s were produced for Frisco three months later.

B23-7 production continued through 1984, with a total of 535 units built. Conrail was the largest purchaser of the model, with a total fleet of 141 units. 199 B30-7s were produced through 1981, with the combined fleets of Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt being the largest at 110 units.

Several features distinguished B23-7s and B30-7s from predecessor models. The long hood stepped outward in the area of the exhaust stack to accommodate a relocated oil cooler. In addition, the frame was 2 feet longer than that of the U23B. An FB-2 style truck was offered as standard equipment, but some railroads opted to use “trade-in” trucks. Therefore, AAR type B and Blomberg trucks could be found on some models. Six power assembly doors (located near the center of the long hood) indicated that the B23-7 was powered by a 12-cylinder GE FDL engine. Eight power assembly doors in the same location help to identify the B30-7, which included a 16-cylinder FDL engine.

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