SPIRIT OF UP SD70Ace DCC READY
October 27, 2017 - On October 19th, the Union Pacific Railroad revealed a commemorative locomotive honoring the U.S. Armed Forces at San Antonio's Sunset Station. UP's No. 1943 will kick off the railroads Salute to the Military Tour with a series of community displays across Union Pacific's network.
The locomotive's unique livery is based on the schemes and colors from each branch of the U.S. Military and is a recognition on the railroad's part of the military service of many Union Pacific employees. In fact, 17 percent of UP employees have served in the military - one of the reasons the Union Pacific has been recognized in the Best Companies for Veterans Top 10 list the last two years running.
M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing the Union Pacific Spirit SD70ACe in cab No. 1943 in three versions; a Premier Line O Scale Model, a semi-scale RailKing Imperial O Gauge model and an HO model in both a DCC-Ready version and a Proto-Sound 3.0 28-Function DCC equipped version. Each will be offered with a series of freight cars decorated in the colors and logos of each Military branch. An additional car will also be featured in POW livery as a nod to Union Pacific's inclusion of the POW/MIA symbol at the rear of the locomotive.
ROAD NUMBER #1943
Intricately Detailed ABS Body
Die-Cast Metal Chassis
Metal Handrails and Decorative Horn
Moveable Roof Fans
Metal Body Side Grilles
Detachable Snow Plow
(2) Engineer Cab Figures
Authentic Paint Scheme
Metal Wheels and Axles
RP25 Metal Wheels
(2) #158 Scale Kadee Whisker Couplers
Prototypical Rule 17 Lighting
Directionally Controlled Constant voltage LED Headlights
Lighted Cab Interior
Illuminated Number Boards
Operating Ditch Lights
Powerful 5-Pole Precision Flywheel Equipped Skew-Wound Balanced Motor
Operates On Code 70, 83 and 100 Track
1:87 Scale Proportions
Unit Measures:10 9/16” x 1 7/16” x 2 3/16”
Operates On 18" Radius Curves
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - SMALL PARTS! NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 3.
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