HO Scale - EMD GP7 - Chesapeake & Ohio® #5735
Unveiled in 1949, the EMD GP7 was the first North American road switcher to feature a hood unit design, rather than the more traditional car body style. Appearing radically different from its predecessors, the Geep, as it would become known to railroaders, was a resounding success, offering better performance and reliability than its contemporaries. This success would secure EMD’s place as the clear leader in the competitive diesel locomotive market and the external appearance of their products would continue to feature hallmarks first seen on the GP7 for almost 50 years. Today, the reliability of the type continues to be proven, with examples remaining in operation on short-line freight railroads and in excursion service. The Bachmann HO scale GP7 arrives ready for the DCC decoder of your choice with an 8-pin socket and features directional lighting and authentic detail. Take control of the EMD locomotive that started a legacy with the HO scale Bachmann GP7.
- DCC ready with an 8-pin socket for the decoder of your choice
- Authentic paint schemes spanning different eras of operation
- Directional LED headlights
- Die-cast frame
- Magnetically operated E-Z Mate® Mark II knuckle couplers