General Electric introduced the C44-9W locomotive, which quickly became known as
the "Dash 9." Among the railroads to order them were Santa Fe, Burlington
Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Chicago & North Western and Southern Pacific.
These locomotives were produced in large quantities for the these and other
North American railroads until the end of 2004. The C44-9W continue in service
today for their original and subsequent owners with many being given a new lease
on like in various rebuild programs.
InterMountain Railway Dash 9 will include all of the features you have come to
expect from our locomotive products. The Dash 9 will be offered in multiple
phases representing road specific and order specific details whenever possible.
Among the variations that will be offered; Three and Four Window Cabs, Canadian
Teardrop Window Cab, High and Low Headlights, and Early and Late Radiator Intake
models will have a factory installed DCC decoder capable of operating on analog
DC or DCC. Sound models will have a factory installed ESU LokSound DCC
decoder. DC plug available upon request.
Locomotives produced under license from the General Electric Company.