The GP, or General Purpose, class was introduced in 1949. General Motors built more than 4,000 GP models for more than 45 railroads over the next twelve years. These locomotives are so versatile that many railroads rebuilt them and continue to use them today, over 40 years later. Williams Great Northern GP-9 is true to scale size, and will operate on curves as tight as 0-27. Locomotive Features: 4 wheel power trucks with traction tires; Powered by dual motors; Flywheel coasting action; All metal gears; Powdered metal wheels; Electronic 6-amp reverse board; True Blast II digital horn and bell; Durable ABS plastic shell; Die-cast trucks, truck sides, pilots, and fuel tank; Die-cast operating couplers; Dual headlights; and Sturdy stamped metal handrails.
|Locomotive Length 13 inches, Height 4 inches.|