HO Scale: SD40 Announced

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  Athearn has announced, in their Ready-to-Roll line, the SD40 in PRR livery. Delivery is expected in January 2019. Guaranteed reservations are due February 23, 2018. The MSRP is $139.99 without sound; $199.98 with Econami sound. NEW FEATURES FOR ALL SD40s IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT: All-new LED lighting Rubber MU hoses for durability Photo-etched s...
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HO Scale: EMD GP9 PRR Class EFS17m Announced

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Athearn Genesis has announced a new run of EMD GP9's, including two versions of Pennsy units, which were classed EFS17m. The ”Standard Railroad of the World”. A claim the Pennsylvania Railroad made with pride. And why shouldn’t they? When it came to ...
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HO Scale: Genesis EMD FP7 Run Announced

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Athearn Genesis has announced a new run of EMD FP7 locomotives, including in Pennsy livery. The EMD FP7 was a 1,500 horsepower (1,100 kW), B-B dual-service passenger and freight-hauling diesel locomotive produced between June 1949 and December 1953 b...
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Athearn Announces Genesis HO Scale PRR GP9/GP9B

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Athearn has announced a new run of EMD GP9 diesel locomotives, along with a new GP9B slug. The Pennsy classified these units as EFS17m.  Full details are not yet available. It is known that the GP9 will be available in Pennsy livery as road numb...
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The Middle Division has taken receipt of an ABA lashup of EMD F7's from the Athearn Genesis shops. These are Pennsy class EF15A. The models are factory-equipped with Tsunami decoders. They run, and sound, absolutely wonderful!
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