{"id":4444412117127,"title":"Atlas HO 10003630 - HO B23-7 Locomotive - Metro-North 805 (Blue\/Red\/Silver)","handle":"atlas-ho-10003630-ho-b23-7-locomotive-metro-north-805-blue-red-silver","description":"\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad Name: Metro-North\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad Number: 805 (Not Pictured)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProduct Line: Atlas HO (Silver)\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• Pilots with and without anti-climber\u003cbr\u003e• Cab headlights or low-nose headlights\u003cbr\u003e• Cab with 4 or 2 side windows\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eADDITIONAL FEATURES:\u003cbr\u003e• Separately-applied scale detail parts include: windshield wipers, metal grab irons, coupler cut levers,\u003cbr\u003e multiple-unit hoses, snow plow, train line hoses, fine scale handrails, and more!\u003cbr\u003e• See through step detail on sill\u003cbr\u003e• Etched metal radiator grilles\u003cbr\u003e• Painted crew members\u003cbr\u003e• Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers\u003cbr\u003e• Coupler pocket designed to accept AccuMate® Proto-couplers\u003cbr\u003e• Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds\u003cbr\u003e• Directional lighting\u003cbr\u003e• Bell mounted under the sill or on the long hood\u003cbr\u003e• FB-2, AAR type B, or Blomberg truck side-frames used where\u003cbr\u003e appropriate per road name\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOverview:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePROTOTYPE 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. 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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 10003630 - HO B23-7 Locomotive - Metro-North 805 (Blue/Red/Silver)

$ 179.95
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Product Description
  • Road Name: Metro-North
  • Road Number: 805 (Not Pictured)
  • Product Line: Atlas HO (Silver)
  • Scale: HO Scale
  • Estimated Release: 3rd Quarter 2020
Features:

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

Overview:

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.