Broadway Limited 4949 EMD SD7 Southern Pacific #5280 Tiger Stripe Paragon3 Sound

$236.95
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UPC:
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Condition:
New
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
Brand:
Broadway Limited Imports
MPN:
4949
Type:
Diesel Locomotive
Color:
Multi-Color
Features:
DCC Factory Installed
Train Operating Company:
Southern Pacific
Grading:
C-10 Mint-Brand New
Country/Region of Manufacture:
China
Control:
Digital or Analog
Gauge:
HO Scale
Year:
2017
Gender:
Boys & Girls
State of Assembly:
Ready to Go/Pre-built
Vehicle Type:
Locomotive
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BLI-4949 EMD SD7, Southern Pacific #5280, As-Delivered Tiger Stripe, Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCCHO Scale


We are an Authorized Broadway Limited Dealer. This item is brand new and comes with the full manufacturers warranty.


Introduced in February 1952 and produced through November 1953, the SD7 was the 1500HP six axle big brother to the GP7. Riding on six axles, three-motor trucks, they were designed to offer more starting tractive effort in road service than the GP7. EMDs introduction of an A1A freight locomotive led them to design the SD7 from the ground up. In appearance, they are very similar to the GP7 only with a longer hood. The radiators are grouped together at the end of the long hood and not separated as was seen on the GP7. The grill assembly protrudes from the side of the hood whereas with the GP7 the grills are fit flush with the hood. As built, the SD7 very closely resembles the SD9 with the visual spotting features being the boarding steps and a variation of the classification lights. The SD7 (for Special Duty) was a massive locomotive at 60 feet 8 inches from coupler to coupler and weighing 360,000 pounds. It was powered by the same reliable 1500HP 567B V-16 two-cycle diesel engine as the GP7 and F7.

With a maximum speed range between 55 and 89 miles per hour, depending on the gearing ratio selected, and a tractive force of 90,000 pounds, the SD series was here to stay. With the SD7, EMD introduced the lightweight Flexicoil truck which enabled these locomotives to be used on branchlines as well as for road service. These trucks were so smooth that the SD7 was compared to riding in a luxury car. With the advent of 1954, EMD made a conservative marketing push against the competition with the announcement of their Nine Line series. This consisted of the introduction of new locomotive model numbers, the SW9/1200, the F9A/B, the GP9, and the SD9.

FEATURES

NEW Paragon3 Sound & Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDER with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments
- Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures Page prepared for the exclusive use of Silver City Hobby. Copying this page is prohibited.
Locomotive Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis
Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible
Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
- Minimum Operating Radius: 18 in or greater

PHOTOS MAY SHOW A DIFFERENT ROAD NUMBER FOR REFERENCE ONLY. SALE IS FOR ROAD NUMBER STATED IN TITLE AND DESCRIPTION.