Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE C39-8, Norfolk Southern - DCC Ready

Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE C39-8, Norfolk Southern - DCC Ready

SXT31213

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Regular price $169.99 Sale

2nd run road numbers (November 2018): 8570, 8585, 8592, and 8608

  • Series: NS 8564-8613
  • Era: 1990s-2000s
  • #8570 and #8592
    • Nose logo has vertical cutouts in striping above
    • White retrofitted nose vertical grab irons
  • #8585
    • White retrofitted nose vertical grab irons
  • #8608
    • Yellow retrofitted nose vertical grab irons
  • Operating deck-mount ditch lights, front and rear; lights alternate when horn is blown, per prototype
  • Phase II carbody with brakewheel large single panel radiator grilles
  •  “NS Style” NS logos and lettering (repaints)
  • Blanked nose headlight mount
  • Blanked front and rear class lights
  • Large front anticlimber
  • 24 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment
  • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain

1strun road numbers (November 2017): 8577, 8597, and 8612

  • Series: NS 8564-8613
  • 8577
    • Era: Early 90s
    • “NS Style” NS logos and lettering
    • Blanked class lights
    • Small front and rear snowplows
    • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
  • 8597 and 8612
    • Era: As-built (1986) through Early 90s
    • Operating front and rear tri-color (red, white, and green) class lights
    • “GE Style” NS logos and lettering
    • Adirondack trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
  • Blanked nose headlight mount
  • Phase II carbody with brakewheel and early radiator exhaust grilles (6-panel)
  • 22 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment

1st run road numbers (November 2017): 8622, 8635, and 8656

  • Series: NS 8614-8638, NS 8639-8663
  • Era: As-built (1986) through Early 90s
  • Operating front and rear tri-color (red, white, and green) class lights
  • Phase III carbody with brakewheel and early radiator exhaust grilles (6-panel)
  • “GE Style” NS logos and lettering
  • Large front and rear snowplows
  • 24 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment
  • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain

All Norfolk Southern road numbers also include

  • Front and rear drop steps
  • Sunshades
  • Motorola ASP-16 “Firecracker” cab roof antennas (Comm. and EOT)
  • Nathan P135R24 horn mounted on engine compartment roof
  • Exhaust silencer with extension
  • Etched metal see-through high-capacity (3-vent) dynamic brake intake grilles with blower motors visible inside

Additional features:

  • Fully assembled
  • Up to six (6) road numbers, detailed per prototype and era
  • Directional LED headlights
  • Printed LED lighted number boards
  • Carbodies with correct panels and grilles per variant
    • Phase Ib – Cab with rounded-corner doors, no embossed X-panels on the hood end or nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
    • Phase II – Cab with rounded-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
    • Phase III – Cab with square-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, flush radiator grills with an additional small vertical screen, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
  • Standard (2-vent) or high-capacity (3-vent) dynamic brakes per prototype
  • Early (6-panel) or late (4-panel) radiator exhaust grilles
  • Ratchet or wheel handbrakes
  • Adirondack or GSC (or mix of both!) truck sideframes per prototype
  • GE “nub” tread plate on walkways
  • Highly-detailed 4,400 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers and gauges
  • Air reservoirs with separate plumbing
  • See-through stepwell steps
  • See-through dynamic brake exhaust
  • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and cabling
  • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and control stand
  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, MU cables, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, air reservoirs, underframe bell, brake wheel, and more.
  • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Dual flywheels
  • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
  • 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 4.0 decoder with “Full Throttle” features
  • Dual cube-type speakers
  • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
  • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts
  • Operating class or marker lights, per prototype
  • Alternating ditch lights, per prototype
  • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds

DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

  • DCC ready with 21-pin connector
  • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds
    • This feature only available when an ESU DCC decoder is installed