Handle fast freight on your HO railroad with the rugged WalthersProto SD45! Introduced in 1966 with a 20-cylinder 645 prime mover cranking out 3600 horsepower, SD45s quickly became the preferred power for expedited freights and piggyback trains, going on to new careers with regionals and shortlines into the 1980s and beyond. Ready for service, features of these WalthersProto replicas include:
NEW - High, short hood versions of Norfolk & Western and Southern Railway units
One time run of these road numbers, order now - limited quantity available!
Prototypes in freight service from 1966 to early 2000s - several preserved today!
Available with LokSound 5 Sound and DCC for DCC and Standard DC layouts
Superb paint and lettering
Five-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
Helical gears with 14:1 ratio for smooth, ultra-quiet running
LED constant and directional headlights as appropriate