|85059 Bachmann Spectrum GE Dash 8-40C Diesel Locomotive number 7598 in CSX livery
Developed in the early 1980s, the Dash 8-40C embodied General Electric's desire to take the lead in modern locomotive design, with the first mass-produced, 4000-horsepower locomotive. The Dash 8-40C employed the day's state-of-the-art computer and mechanical technology to earn its reputation for fast and reliable service on railroads throughout the United States.
DCC ready (decoder must be soldered)
two piece die-cast main frame
5-pole, skew wound motor
dual machined brass flywheels
white LED lighting
finescale detail parts
N scale NMRA wheel flange profile
This locomotive performs best on curves with a minimum radius of 19 inches.