Locomotive, EMD SW7, C&O/Chessie System, N Scale
BLI 3932 EMD SW7, C&O 5216, Chessie System, Paragon4 Sound/DC/DCC, N scale
BLI 3933 EMD SW7, C&O 5221, Chessie System, Paragon4 Sound/DC/DCC, N scale
ETA JUNE 2021
The EMD SW7 is a 1,200 horsepower diesel switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between October 1949 and January 1951. At 1,200 horsepower, the SW7 replaced the 1,000 horsepower NW2 in the EMD catalog. The SW7 was reasonably priced and was widely popular, being found on over 50 railroads and numerous industries (where some can still be found in use today). The SW7 was 44 feet long and equipped with the standard B-B truck arrangement. Typical distinguishing features of the SW7 switchers, compared to the NW2s, are a full-height radiator grill on the front (Phase 1), dual versus single headlights and rear lights, and the tops of the front cab windows are straight, rather than curved like the NW2's.
In this production, we are offering models in eight prototypical paint schemes and also one Unpainted version. Each model is equipped with the Paragon4 DC/DCC Sound & Control System.
Industry-leading Model Features:
Paragon4 Sound & Control System featuring ROLLING THUNDER
Integral Dual-Mode Decoder with Back EMF for Superb Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
Precision Drive Mechanism Engineered for Heavy Towing and Smooth Slow Speed Operation
Defaulted to Switcher Mode for Better Slow Speed Control
All Wheel Electrical Pick-up
Die Cast Body with Die Cast Chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort
Premium Caliber Painting
Prototypically Accurate Paint Schemes and Road Numbers
Many Separately Applied Details such as Handrails, Grab Irons, Smokestacks, Horn, and Bell
Dual and Single Headlight Options Accurate for Each Paint Scheme
Prototypical Light Operation
Prototypically Accurate Sounds for the EMD NW2 Switchers
This product will be in stock on Wednesday 30 June, 2021.