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ScaleTrains.com N scale GE C39-8 diesel

Read this review from the August 2019 Model Railroader
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For the first time in N scale, a General Electric C39-8 is available as a ready-to-run plastic model. Produced by ScaleTrains.com as part of the firm’s Rivet Counter series, the N scale diesel-electric locomotive features roadname-specific detail. We tested a version that came factory-equipped with an ESU LokSound dual-mode decoder that provides realistic sound and other effects on Digital Command Control (DCC) and direct-current (DC) layouts.

The prototype. General Electric introduced its Dash 8 series of locomotives in the early 1980s. The locomotives featured better microprocessor control and improvements to GE’s FDL line of diesel engines. Among the first Dash 8 locomotives was the six-axle, 3,900 hp C39-8.

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