HO Scale: EMD F7A/F7B - DCC & Sound - Santa Fe 'Passenger'

Athearn Genesis

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Athearn Genesis HO Scale: F7A-F7B set - DCC & Sound - ATSF 'Passenger'

The EMD F7 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 by General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel. Final assembly was at GM-EMD’s La Grange, Illinois plant, excepting locomotives destined for Canada, in which case final assembly was at GMD’s plant in London, Ontario.

Santa Fe

#308L F7A

  • 48” dynamic brake fan
  • Firecracker antenna
  • Rear mounted water fill
  • Battery charger receptacle
  • EMD freight pilot

#325A F7B

  • 36” dynamic brake fan
  • Steam generator

    All SF units feature

    • Plated to represent prototype stainless steel side panels
    • Represent modified locomotives after 1960.
    • Modified side skirt
    • Rear mounted antenna
    • ATS shoe mounted on rear truck of A-units
    • Nose mounted m/u door, A-units
    • Nose side grab irons with stirrup step, A-units
    • Working back-up light
    • Santa Fe style inertial air filter intake 


    • All units are powered
    • Factory installed SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound and DCC decoder (DCC+sound units only)
    • Tsunami sounds are compatible with both DCC and DC operation (DCC+sound units only)
    • Genesis driveline with dynamically balanced five pole skew wound motor and dual flywheels
    • Directional constant lighting; headlight brightness remains constant
    • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
    • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
    • Accurately-painted and printed paint schemes
    • Separately applied photo etched metal and injection molded detail parts
    • Cab interior
    • Coupler cut levers
    • MU hoses
    • Trainline hose
    • Windshield wipers
    • Lift rings
    • Wire grab irons
    • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
    • Sander lines
    • Body mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
    • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with both 8- and 9-pin connector (DCC-Ready only)
    • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
    • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
    • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
    • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
    • Incandescent bulbs for realistic appearance
    • Back up light
    • Blomberg-B trucks
    • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
    • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
    • Replacement parts available
    • Minimum radius: 18”


    • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 decoder pre-installed
    • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
    • Individual sound boards installed in both A and B units (sound units only)
    • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
    • Some functions are limited in DC
    • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
    • Slow speed control
    • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
    • Lighting effects such as beacons, Gyralight where prototypically accurate
    • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
    • CV chart included in the box


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