Weighing in at more than 400,000 pounds and with a length in excess of 80 feet and massive 4,300 horsepower tractive effort, the SD90/43MAC is one of the heaviest, longest, and most powerful single diesel locomotive in the world. To date, there have been three production "versions" of the SD90MAC. The SD90/43MAC was originally designed with a 6,000hp engine in mind, but was fitted with a smaller and more reliable 4,300hp engine that ended up being kept that way by most railroads, even though the option to upgrade to the higher horsepower engine was offered at a later date.
DCC Friendly mechanism with a standard 8-pin plug for easy decoder installation.
Directional headlights and lighted ditch lights.
Powerful five pole motor with dual brass flywheels.
Roadname specific headlight placement and truck type.
All wheel electrical pickup from scale 42" blackened metal wheels.
Comes with a number of consumer applied detail parts such as individually molded windshield wipers, MU hoses, and grab irons.
For use on a DC powered HO scale train track. Can also be converted to run on a DCC HO scale train track using the appropriate 8-pin DCC decoder.