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Walthers Proto 920-42165 HO Scale EMD Phase 2 GP35 Diesel Locomotive Chessie System C&O 3537 DCC & Sound

Make one of EMD's most popular roadswitcher models part of your diesel fleet in minutes with the WalthersProto(R) GP35!

Making its debut in 1963, the new engine would pave the way for future generations of hood units. Offering 2500 horsepower and a number of innovative new features, many were purchased as replacements for elderly diesels, and since EMD took trade-ins, some were constructed with rebuilt parts, notably trucks, from other builders! Along with these variations, modelers and railfans noted other changes made during the production run, and began referring to early examples as Phase I while those built after mid-1965 became Phase II (EMD considered them all the same and never used these designations). By the time production ended in 1966, over 1300 were in service, and many are still running on shortlines and at museums today.

Check out the many features of WalthersProto Phase II GP35s:

  • Limited edition - one-time run of these engine numbers!
  • Based on Phase II units in service from 1965 to the present
  • Road-specific details
  • Available with SoundTraxx(R) Tsunami(R) sound for DCC and DC layouts
  • Five-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Helical gears with 14:1 ratio for smooth, ultra-quiet running
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

    • Based on former C&O units repainted in the 1970s and in service to the 1980s with:
      • Brass Leslie S3L air horn
      • Whip-style radio antenna
      • Raised inertial filter "dust bin" hatch
      • Mesh intake grilles
      • Front pilot with MU cable holder, no footboards
      • Standard Blomberg B truck woth outside brake shoes
      • 2600-gallon fuel tank
      • Sunshades
      • High headlight
      • 4 jack pads
      • Short air filter/dryer
      • Standard dynamic brakes