Alaska Road #3007 (above)
dose not have the Star Field on the blower duct, the other Alaska #'s do have
the Star Field,
N scale locomotive is modeled after Electro Motive Division's 2000 horsepower
GP-38 diesel introduced in the late 1960's and early 1970's and is still in service
today throughout North America. The GP-40 was the 3000 horsepower successor to
the GP-38, best characterized by the three full size radiator fans on the rear
of the roof. The GP40-2 had mostly internal changes but several outside details
such as bolted down battery box covers and a roof that extended slightly beyond
the rear of the cab differed it visually from the GP-40.
in appearance to the GP35 with a couple of exceptions. Two small exhaust stacks
instead of the larger stack of the 35 and two radiator fans instead of the three
on the 35.
Prime Mover: 3000 horsepower
645 16-cylinder engine
variations are available; a standard DC version and one equipped with a factory-installed
DCC decoder board.
flywheel equipped 5-pole skewed armature motor with a low friction mechanism
pilots with body mount AccuMate®
magnetic knuckle couplers!
Dynamic Brakes as appropriate
Improved roof detail
HO Scale Models Shown
Pictures courtesy of Atlas