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Atlas O 5851-8 - Dash 8-40BW Diesel Locomotive "Santa Fe" #501 - 2-Rail

Atlas O 5851-8 - Dash 8-40BW Diesel Locomotive "Santa Fe" #501 - 2-Rail

Atlas Model Railroad Company

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  • Road Name: Santa Fe
  • Road Number: 501
  • System: 2-Rail
  • Product Line: Atlas O
  • Scale: O Scale
  • Estimated Release: 1st Quarter 2016
  • Die-cast chassis, sill unit and fuel tank
  • Painted crew figures
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers
  • Metal grab irons
  • Handrails with separate stanchions, coupler cut bars, MU hoses, snowplow, shock absorbers and piping on trucks
  • Directional headlights and marker lights
  • Operating ditch lights
  • Twin motors with flywheels
  • Weight: 6 lbs.; Length: Approx. 16"
  • Minimum radius curve: 36" (2-Rail)

2-Rail Gold Features

  • Sound equipped

Built in the late 1980s by GE, the DASH 8-40B diesel locomotives were identified by their dynamic brake gear located along the roof line between the cab and engine compartment, with engine ventilation provided by large roof-top grilles. These four-axle, high horsepower engines are still in service today in North America.