O Scale Premier CNW 8636 Dash-9 Diesel Engine - With Proto. This Dash 9 has been tested, factory reset and a fresh BCR added to insure optimum performance. Original box, styrofoam and manual included. Excellent condition and fully operational. Throughout history, engineers have tried to generate more horsepower with smaller, more compact engines.
General Electric's Dash-9 is no exception. Using a turbo-charged 16 cylinder prime mover, the Dash-9, also known as the C44-9W, can reach 4,400 horsepower. The Dash-9 provided many mechanical and electrical improvements over the Dash-8 line, and it is, in fact, both the culmination of the GE "Dash" engines and a forbearer of a new class of locomotives.
Later locomotives in this family are called AC-class engines. Operating ProtoSmoke diesel exhaust smoke. 1/4 Scale detail and dimensions. Compatible with most AC transformers. Die-cast trucksides, pilot & fuel tank.
Operates on O-31 or greater curves. Variably controlled 8-level diesel sound. Randomly activated cab chatter sequences. Remote controlled engine volume adjustment.Remote controlled engine direction lockout setting. Operates with any compatible AC transformer. Self-recharging BCR backup with auto shut-off. Remote controlled die-cast metal Proto-Couplers.