Walthers Proto 920-49711 UP Union Pacific GP9 Phase II DC #280 HO

Walther's Proto

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Union Pacific(R) #280 (Armour Yellow, gray, red)
Walthers Part # 920-49711
HO scale
A signature diesel for your HO railroad, the WalthersProto GP9 Phase II with High Hood is a real workhorse! With revised tooling and road-specific details, the models are based on prototypes built from 1955 to 1957 (known to modelers and railfans as the "phase two" version), and many are still in service today. Features of the models include:

  • Limited-edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Based on units in service from 1955 to the present
  • Improved hood contours and Phase II detail
  • Road-specific details
  • Wire grab irons and lift rings
  • 21-pin DCC plug
  • Warm white LED constant and directional headlights
  • 14:1 helical gears for ultra-quiet and smooth running
  • 5-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Easy multiple-unit operation
  • Superb paint and lettering
  • Heavy die-cast metal underframe
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

Based on engines in service from the 1960s to 1970s with:

  • Leslie S3L-R air horn on stand
  • Whip-style radio antenna
  • Mars dual sealed beam headlight
  • Short-hood forward operation
  • Working Western Cullen beacon
  • UP-style air vent
  • Canvas sunshades
  • Large armrest