Historical Information: Produced by ALCO between 1931 and 1940 in various horsepower ratings and body styles. The biggest change occurred in 1934 when they were redesigned to improve their boxy appearance. The digits after the HH designation indicated the horsepower. For example, the HH660 model came with 660 hp.
This Atlas HO scale Master Series Gold locomotive is DCC QSI Sound Decoder equipped. Its many features include a five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds, early Blunt truck with separate brake cylinders, molded coil spring detail and metal truck chains, separately-applied metal grab irons and lift rings, separately-applied fine scale handrails and stanchions, coupler cut lever and piping, and directional lighting with golden-white LEDs.
QSI Quantum System Sound features an electronic Dual-Mode® decoder (e-DMD) that allows your locomotive to run in DCC or traditional DC. Additional features support 2 and 4 digit addressing, programmable acceleration, deceleration, and starting voltage, complete sound file downloading including cut and paste or editing of sound records, high quality 16-bit digital sound with 8 sound channels, individual adjustable volume controls, and authentic diesel engine sounds. Additional sounds include air horn/bell, Doppler Effect, brake squeal, coupling, uncoupling, air hose parting (and more). QSI features also include Stat Chat, Verbal Audible response to programming commands, sound of power by load conditions, and improved notching and transitions.
Note: It is not possible to MU sound and non-sound-equipped locomotives in DC (analog) mode.
Note: DC (analog) control requires the Atlas Quantum Engineer (sold separately).
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This item is in stock and will ship the same or next business day at a shipping cost of only $7.95 per order inside the contiguous United States. Shipping charges for orders outside the 48 states are determined by the shipping calculator at checkout.
This model train engine comes with a 30-day money back guarantee (except for shipping charges). Item must be returned in the original packaging and in satisfactory condition. We take the hit and resell it as used.