SXT32578 ScaleTrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE DASH 9-44CW, Santa Fe/Warbonnet #640

SXT32578 ScaleTrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE DASH 9-44CW, Santa Fe/Warbonnet #640

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Rivet Counter HO Scale GE DASH 9-44CW, Santa Fe/Warbonnet

With railroad, road number, and era specific details, our Rivet Counter series DASH-9 is the definitive model of this popular GE locomotive.  In our continuing effort to push the boundaries of realism in model railroading, the Rivet Counter DASH-9 features operating LED front, rear, and side walkway lights.

Run: 4
Announced: Apr 1, 2021
Arrived: Feb 21, 2022
Current Status: Discontinued and out of stock by the manufacturer
DCC & Sound Equipped Retail: $343.99

Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

  • Era: early 1994 to late 1990s
  • Series 612-649, built 2/94 to 3-/94
  • Fully-assembled
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Road numbers 629 and 640
    • Step warning labels
  • Road numbers 628 and 639
    • No step warning labels
  • Operating LED front, rear, and side walkway lights*
  • Operating LED front pilot face mounted ditch lights*
  • Printed and operating LED lighted number boards*
  • GE safety cab with “gull-wing” roof profile and three (3) side windows
  • Short snowplow with open doors and grab irons
  • 4-step stepwells with see through steps
  • Walkway with front anticlimber
  • GE “nub” pattern walkway tread
  • Wide profile end handrails
  • Front nose headlight
  • Nose door with window
  • One-piece nose top grab irons
  • Standard battery box doors
  • Detailed cab interior with desktop controls for both engineer and conductor, seats floor, and rear wall
  • Tinted cab side windows
  • Large Sinclair “ice skate” communication antenna and small Sinclair “ice skate” End of Train (EOT) telemetry antenna
  • Prime Manufacturing PM5191 HVAC unit
  • Early dynamic brake exhaust
  • Early electrical cabinet with drop grab irons on rear
  • Early curved engine cab profile
  • Lost-wax brass Leslie RS-3L horn mounted on engine cab
  • Early flanged exhaust stack housing
  • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
  • 26 individually-applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment
  • Early radiator door grille all the same size
  • Standard wheel type handbrake
  • High-mounted rear sandfiller
  • Early lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
  • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and traction motor cabling
  • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with durable metal semi-scale Type E knuckle couplers
  • Separate air tanks with upper mounting brackets
  • Salem Air Dryer
  • Fuel tank mounted steel bell
  • 5,000-galon fuel tank with vertical weld seam
  • Dual fuel fills per side with rear fill “blanked”
  • Round and vertical analog fuel gauges
  • Late Hi-Ad trucks with non-cantilevered struts on all four sideframes
  • Rotating axle bearing caps
  • Late speed recorder
  • Early, square handbrake chain bracket
  • Spare coupler knuckle holders on truck sideframes
  • Factory-applied detail parts: wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, sunshades, air tanks, fuel tank mounted bell, brake wheel, exhaust stack and more
  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
  • Dual flywheels
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Directional LED headlights
  • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
  • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Minimum Radius: 18”
  • Recommended Radius: 22”

DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

  • ESU-LokSound 5 DCC and Sound decoder with “Full Throttle”
  • Two (2) cube-type speakers
  • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
  • ESU-designed PowerPack with two (2) super capacitors***
  • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts

DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

  • Operate on DC layouts
  • DCC ready with 21-pin connector

* Lighting features operate when using an ESU decoder with appropriate programming while operating using DCC

** In DC operation, both front ditch lights illuminate; rear ditch lights (if equipped) do not illuminate

*** Compatible with appropriately programmed ESU decoders while operating using DCC