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Walthers Proto HO EMD E9A Union Pacific 914 DCC Ready

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Price:  $179.98


Traveling east or west in the 1960s was an adventure to remember on board the City of Los Angeles! Powerful lash-ups of matching yellow and gray A-B-A, A-B-B-A and A-B-B-B-A E9s led the train's signature dome cars and luxurious Pullman sleepers, as well as comfortable coaches added during the winter months. These stunning WalthersProto replicas of Union Pacific's signature E9 A and B diesels are the perfect power for this great train as well as other Domeliners. The models feature a number of 1960s-era details, many offered for the first time, and are available with ESU LokSound Select sound for DCC or DC operation, as well as Standard DC versions. Based on units upgraded in the mid-1960s and in service to early 1970s, other features include:

  • Working back up light
  • Modified etched-metal Farr air grilles
  • Working Western-Cullen rotary beacon
  • Elevated horn stand with Leslie S-2M and A-200 air horns
  • Whip-style radio antenna
  • UP-style snow shields
  • Passenger-style pilot
  • Metal UP-type cab sunshades
  • Nose-mounted grab irons on engineer's side of cab
  • Twin sealed beam headlight w/LED
  • Steam generator details
  • 48" dynamic brake fan
  • Available with ESU LokSound Select sound & DCC for DCC & DC layouts
  • Matching Milwaukee Road E9s available separately

Other great features include:

  • Limited edition - one-time run of these configurations
  • DCC Ready
  • Five-pole, skew-wound, high-torque, high-efficiency can motor
  • Helical gears with 12:1 ratio for smooth, ultra-quiet running
  • Correct 36" wheels
  • Easy multiple-unit operation

DC Analog is a control system standard to most starter sets which allows the user to control the track (and not the locomotive). This means that two or more trains on the same track will move, speed up, slow down and stop at the same time.
DCC Digital stands for ‘Digital Command Control’. DCC Digital systems allow individual locomotives and accessories to be independently controlled from the controller. Other functions, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled.

DCC READY (Standard DC)

This means the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a socket that is ready to accept a DCC decoder.  The most common and readily available types of decoders here in the US are: 6 pin, 8 pin, next 18, and 21 pin.  Prior to buying a  decoder for your locomotive, verify which of the previous you will need.  This information is usually found on the manufacturers site or instruction booklet.

The locomotive requires a DCC decoder to be fitted to the socket in order for it to work on a DCC controlled layout. It can however still be used on the conventional DC (analog) layout. 



This indicates that the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a decoder that has been pre-installed at the factory. 

This means that the locomotive is ready to run and operate on a DCC controlled layout and can now be called up by request from a Digital Controller. Additional features, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled (only if the locomotive is fitted with these accessories).

Some DCC equipped locomotives can also be run on DC layouts (see note below). Some accessories may continue to work automatically, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), however, the user will not have independent control of these under DC operation. It is important to note that manufacturer's decoders who support sound playback on DC operation will only provide a selection of sounds when the locomotive is detected to be moving or stopping (such as chuffing, coasting and braking sounds).  

*Some manufacturers may issue a warning that they do not recommend a DCC fitted locomotive to be operated on a DC (analog) layout, and may void any warranties. Check your locomotive's manual for more information. Not all sound decoders enable sound playback on DC operation, and this information is provided with your decoder manual.


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