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Monday, November 30, 2009

Proto 2000 HO Scale EMD F7A-B Locomotives - Canadian Pacific

Proto 2000 HO Scale EMD F7A-B Diesel Set - Powered - Standard DC - Canadian National #9028 (A) and #9029 (B) (olive, yellow)


Product Features

Fully assembled and decorated
All-New drive
14:1 gear ratio for easy multiple-unit operations
Helical gears for ultra-quiet and smooth running
Five-pole, skew-wound, high torque, high efficiency can motor

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Features: All-New Drive, 14:1 Gear Ratio for Easy Multiple-Unit Operations, Helical Gears for Ultra-Quiet and Smooth Running, Five-Pole, Skew-Wound, High Torque, High Efficiency Can Motor, Heavily Weighted for Maximum Traction, Both A and B Units Powered, Painted Metal Grab Irons, Ladder Stand-Offs, Handrails and Lift Rings, Correct Coupling Distance Between A and B Units, Most Authentic Bulldog Nose Ever Done, Correct Windshield Slope, Roof Panel Weld Lines, Correctly Sized Bolt Heads, Complete Scale Fuel Tank withHangers, Battery Box, Air Tank and Underframe Detail, Working Headlight withBezel and Recessed Lens, Working Mars Light as Appropriate - Works on DC or DCC, With or Without Dynamic Brakes to Match Prototypes, Correct Style Lighted Numberboards, Bright Sunny White LED Lighting, Separate, Clear Class Lights, Full Cab Interior withCrew Figures, New Insulated Diecast Magnetic Knuckle Couplers, Full or Partial Fuel Tank Skirts to Match Prototypes, Correct Grab Iron Style and Placement for Each Roadname, Freight, Passenger or Snowplow Pilot, All-New Sideframes withRoad Specific Journals and With or Without Speed Recorder, Nose Lift Rings as Appropriate, Operating Diaphragms as Appropriate, Etched Metal Farr or Horizontal Grilles, Visible Details Behind Grilles and Under Fan Covers.

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), known as CP Rail (reporting mark CP) between 1968 and 1996, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. Its rail network stretches from Vancouver to Montreal, and also serves major cities in the United States such as Minneapolis, Chicago, and New York City. Its headquarters are in Calgary, Alberta. It owns approximately 14,000 route miles of track all across Canada and into the US[1], stretching from Montreal to Vancouver, as far north as Edmonton, and, after recently acquiring 2 American Railroads (the DME, ICE, they own trackage in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Iowa, as well as two short stretches into two other states including a line to Kansas City, Missouri and a line to Chicago, Illinois, and into the Powder River Basin of Wyoming.

The railway was originally built between eastern Canada and British Columbia between 1881 and 1885 (connecting with Ottawa Valley and Georgian Bay area lines built earlier), fulfilling a promise extended to British Columbia when it entered Confederation in 1871. It is Canada's first transcontinental railway. Now primarily a freight railway, the CPR was for decades the only practical means of long distance passenger transport in most regions of Canada, and was instrumental in the settlement and development of Western Canada. The CP company became one of the largest and most powerful in Canada, a position it held as late as 1975.[2] Its primary passenger services were eliminated in 1986 after being assumed by VIA Rail Canada in 1978. A beaver was chosen as the railway's logo because it is one of the national symbols of Canada and represents the hardworking character of the company. The object of both praise and condemnation for over 120 years, the CPR remains an indisputable icon of Canadian nationalism.
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