HO Scale: Rivet Counter - EMD SD45 - DCC Ready - Seaboard Coast Line

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ScaleTrains HO Scale: Rivet Counter - EMD SD45 - DCC Ready - Seaboard Coast Line


With countless railroad, road number, and era specific details, the Rivet Counter HO Scale SD45 is the definitive model of this ground-breaking high horsepower locomotive. First built in 1966, the SD45 served numerous Class I railroads and eventually secondhand owners and shortlines. While no longer used by Class 1 railroads, some SD45s and SD45 carbodies remain in service today with shortlines and regionals.
Features:
Seaboard Coast Line
  • Era: As Delivered, series 2024-2037, built 9-10/71
  • Road numbers 2024, 2028, 2031, 2034
  • Without the “Pulling for you” slogan on battery box and cab subbase doors
  • Era: Mid 1970’s – Early 1980’s, series 2024-2037, built 9-10/71
  • Road number 2037
  • With the “Pulling for you” slogan on battery box and cab subbase doors
  • Era: Mid 1970’s – Early 1980’s, series 2038-2044, built 9-10/71
  • Road number 2040
  • With the “Pulling for you” slogan on battery box and cab subbase doors
All Seaboard Coast Line SD45s include:
  • “35-Line” cab with standard front windshields
  • Standard EMD sunshades and long sunshade tracks
  • Standard EMD low headlight in face of short hood
  • Front and rear hose catch trays
  • Operating LED-lit Pyle-National “Gyralite” in numberboard housing (upper lens is standard, and lower red lens is a “UDE” light)
  • Operating LED tricolor flush-mounted class lights with raised gasket
  • 81” low short hood without handbrake
  • Late drop grabs and standard NBW mounting on nose front and top
  • Latched battery box doors with narrow louvers
  • Latched cab sub-base doors with early hinges
  • Front early small deck extension
  • Pivoting front and rear drop steps
  • “Tall” stepwells with see-through steps
  • “Late” pattern walkway treadplate
  • Rectangular walkway lights
  • No mirrors or wind wings
  • Lost-wax brass Leslie S-5T-RRO horn, center rear of number board housing.
  • ­­Motorola ASP-16 “Firecracker” communications antenna mounted on cab roof
  • Standard electrical cabinet seam and bolted alternator door
  • Small ECAFB
  • Late (ribbed) blower duct housing
  • Early inertial air intake grilles without drip rails
  • Late (long forward taper) standard-range dynamic brakes with cooling vents and “T” vent on top of roof
  • Rectangular-pattern radiator intake grill mesh
  • Short walkway duct (four short stanchions)
  • Front and rear straight uncoupling levers with four brackets
  • Handrail set with deck mounted outer end rail stanchions
  • 3-hose MU hose clusters with silver glad hands
  • Late deck-mounted MU receptacle
  • Tall “Zig-Zag” pilot face
  • Tall jacking pads with holes
  • Tab-mount EFCO
  • Frame-mounted bell
  • Salem air filter (accordion style)
  • 4,000-gallon fuel tank with single fuel filler, single vertical fuel gauges, and round fuel gauge on right tank side
  • Detailed Flexicoil (high-mount brake cylinder) trucks with Hyatt bearing caps, and sanding lines and brackets
  • Speed recorder second axle, left side
  • ACI label placards included in polybag for optional installation by the modeler
Rivet Counter SD45 Locomotives Also Feature:
  • Fully assembled
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Printed and LED-lighted number boards
  • Scale sectioned walkway treadplate
  • Underbody frame rail with separate plumbing and traction motor cables
  • Accurate hood door and long hood details
  • Inertial air intake grilles without drip rails
  • Separately applied dust bin and exhaust stack
  • Accurately profiled dynamic brake housings
  • See-through dynamic brake intakes with resistor grid
  • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and standard AAR control stand
  • Sliding cab windows
  • Factory-applied wire grab irons, wire lift rings, windshield wipers, horns, coupler cut levers, trainline hoses with silver gladhands, sand hatch covers, and much more
  • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with durable metal semi-scale Type “E” knuckle couplers
  • Directional LED headlights
  • All-wheel drive
  • All-wheel electrical pick-up
  • Motor with 5-pole skew-wound armature
  • Dual flywheels
  • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
  • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
  • Packaging safely stores model
  • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Recommended radius: 22”
DC/DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:
  • Operable using a DC power pack
  • DCC ready with 21-pin connector




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