Walthers HO Scale Locomotives

Walthers Mainline HO ES44AC Canadian National


Bring the power of today's railroading to your HO layout with the WalthersMainline GE ES44 Evolution Series GEVO diesels.

Introduced in 2003 to comply with tougher emission standards, and more popularly known among railfans and modelers as GEVOs, these big engines have quickly become one of the most popular locos worldwide. Designated as the ES44 (Evolution Series, 4,400 horsepower), prototype variations in North American service include locos with DC or AC traction motors and buyers have also specified center idler axles, as well as high adhesion or steerable trucks.

GE ES44 Evolution Series GEVO diesels feature:
Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers!
The most popular prototype diesel in North America
Thousands in service from 2003 to the present
ESU Sound for DCC and DC layouts featuring:
4 function outputs with brightness control by CV
Fully DCC compatible
14, 28, 128 speed steps
Dual mode DC and DCC
4 air horns changeable by CVs
2 bells changeable by CVs
Full 8-notch prime mover sounds
Dynamic brake
Multiple realistic lighting effects
21-pin DCC plug
2- or 4-vent dynamic brake vent as appropriate
Easily handles 18" radius curves (22" or larger recommended)
Six powered axles per unit
LED Lighting includes:
Correct headlight position per prototype
Working front ditch lights
Three truck styles to match prototypes:
Standard high-adhesion
Steerable (nonworking)
C4 A1A center idler axle
Same powerful drive as WalthersProto(R) locos featuring:
Five-pole skew-wound motor
14:1 gear ratio
Helical-cut gears for quiet operation and easy multiple unit operation
All-wheel drive and electrical pickup
Dual machined brass flywheels
Heavy die-cast metal chassis
Constant and directional LED lights
Correct profile radiator grilles and rooftop walkway surface details
Molded drill starter points for grab irons - easily added with the GE ES44 Evolution Series Diesel Detail Kit (910-250, sold separately)
RP-25 metal wheels
Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers
Fully assembled

PLEASE NOTE: When operating Walthers-branded DCC-equipped locomotives in DC mode, do not use power packs that exceed an 18V rating. This includes MRC 1300-series power packs which have known issues with our decoders.

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