EMD GP7 with SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) Sound and DCC — New York Central #5608 (1950s Lightning Stripe, Dark Gray)


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Product Information

* Limited-Edition – One Time Run of These Roadnumbers

* NEW Improved Hood Contours

* NEW Wire Grab Irons

* NEW Wire Lift Rings

* Used in Passenger Service 1950s to 70s

* Later Handled Freight & Switching Chores – Some Still in Shortline Service Today

* SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) Sound for DCC or DC Layouts

* Railroad-Specific Details

* 14:1 Helical Gears for Ultra-Quiet & Smooth Running

* Easy Multiple Unit Operation

* Superb Paint & Lettering

* LED Constant & Directional Headlights

* Heavy die cast metal underframe

* 5-Pole, Skew-Wound, High-Torque, High-Efficiency Can Motor

* Proto MAX (TM) Metal Knuckle Couplers

Add a unique chapter of railroad history to your HO layout with these WalthersProto GP7 passenger service diesels! In 1949, EMD found exactly what railroads wanted in its new General Purpose diesel with the unveiling of the GP7. The Central was among the buyers who found them an ideal choice for passenger service, receiving their first examples in August of 1950. Finished in the dark gray “lightning stripe” scheme, railroad-specific features of these WalthersProto replicas include:

  • Canvas sunshades
  • Long-hood forward operation
  • Steam generator with piping
  • Brass Wabco E single-chime air horn
  • Cab wind deflectors
  • Bolted-style handrails
  • 1600-gallon fuel/water tank

Other standard features include:

  • Limited-Edition – one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Improved hood contours
  • Wire grab irons
  • Wire Lift Rings
  • Available with SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) sound for DCC or DC layouts
  • 14:1 helical gears for ultra-quiet and smooth running
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Superb paint and lettering
  • LED constant and directional headlights
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe
  • 5-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 13.5 × 6.75 × 2.5 in


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