Athearn is taking reservations for the EMD SD39 diesel.
This locomotive, produced between 1968 and 1970, was a six axle entrant with the V12 645 turbocharged prime mover. Santa Fe and Southern Pacific purchased 20-odd of these each.
Each offering has locomotive specific, detail parts applied per the unique locomotive number, and comes in either DC or DCC/sound (Soundtraxx) variants.
The most impressive thing is that this model breaks the $200+ barrier for a DCC sound equipped locomotive – $185...