140-86952 CSX SD50
140-86952 CSX SD50 HO RTR SD50 w/DCC & Sound,CSX/Chessie Patched#8578
ATHEARN CHESSIE SYSTEM (CSX) SD50 DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE WITH SOUND & DCC - READY TO RUN - HO SCALE - 140-86952 SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE: Onboard Econami Sound by SoundTraxx Sound units operate in both DC and DCC Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode Excellent Slow speed control Effect lighting (if applicable) using F5 and/or F6 Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes CSX FEATURES: Large EMD snow plow Timken roller bearings “Mail slot” battery box doors Cab mounted Nathan K-5 5-chime air horn Whip antenna Small sunshades Wind deflectors Patches and sublettering per prototype Shortly before and during the time of the CSX merger, the railroad utilized their fleets of ex-Chessie(C&O) SD50 locomotives as helpers in the Cumberland, Maryland mountains. Heavy coal trains and steep grades required extra tractive effort to successfully ascend the mountain passes. The locomotives were hastily patched or sublettered for CSX and released into service, and were repainted at a later time.
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