Athearn RTR ATH98806 SD40 w/DCC & Sound, CB&Q/CS #885, HO

AthearnSKU: ATH98806


Road Number Will Be #885
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Detailed Information


Chicago Burlington & Quincy / Colorado & Southern

  • All CBQ/CS Road Numbers
    • "Chicken Wire" grilles
    • 4000-gallon fuel tank
    • Flexicoil C trucks with clasp brakes
    • Footboards
    • Rear-mounted brakewheel and stand
    • Rearward-mounted air reservoirs
    • Nose headlight
    • Cab-mounted Gyralight
    • Standard-range dynamic brakes
    • Fire Cracker Antenna
    • Brass sunshades
    • All of CB&Q's SD40s were owned by subsidiary C&S
    • Era: 1968-1970


  • All-New tooling
  • Sound equipped version also available
  • Fully assembled and ready to operate
  • Molded Celcon handrails and wire grab irons
  • Sliding cab windows
  • Detailed plastic fuel tank with correct capacity
  • Correct handbrakes and truck sideframes where appropriate
  • See-through fans
  • Directional headlights
  • With or without dynamic brakes
  • Razor-sharp printing and painting
  • DCC ready on non-sound models
  • McHenryî scale knuckle spring couplers
  • Machined nickel-plated and blackened metal wheels
  • Many separate injection molded, lost wax or photo-etched parts
  • Many new options available, such as alternate noses, numberboards, rear
    headlights, grilles, dynamic brakes, truck sideframes, air reservoirs,
    battery box doors, etc. Several offered in plastic for the first time
  • Many railroad-specific details
  • Non-sound QuickPlug equipped with NMRA 8-pin and 9-pin DCC plugs
  • Minimum radius: 18"
  • Recommended radius: 22"

Sound equipped models also feature:

  • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami sound
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC

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