Fwd: FW: Walthers February 2021 New Product announcements, order by 2/26

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org
Thu Jan 21 14:41:48 EST 2021

Hi Walter;

None of N&W GP9 locomotives were delivered in blue, which came after the
merger in 1964.  The last GP9 locomotives built new were made in 1959.

Nigel Misso

On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:11 AM NW Modeling List <nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org>

> Were all of them delivered in blue?  What year?  No black ones?
> On 1/21/2021 9:35 AM, NW Modeling List wrote:
> Good news from Walthers Proto.  They will be offering 4 different numbers
> of of N&W freight GP9's in Pevler Blue.  766 and 767 will be offered with
> Sound-DCC (ESU Loksound 5 Decoders) and 769 and 809 in DC only, DCC ready.
> The picture with the passenger scheme frame stripe is incorrect.  I've
> verified with Walthers that the units will not have the passenger scheme
> yellow stripe and will adhere to N&W's Pevler Blue freight scheme.  The
> absolute prototype accuracy of the units is still to be determined but they
> without doubt will be the best plastic N&W freight GP9's offered to date.
> You can see the various N&W specific features they have incorporated on the
> models.  I recently purchased an Erie Lackawanna GP7 from this same series
> of models and found it to be very accurate prototypically and operationally
> excellent too.Pre-orders must be submitted by 2/28/21 with delivery
> scheduled for 6/21.  There are numerous credible and reliable dealers you
> can pre-order these locomotives through.  I ordered all 4 and will convert
> the DC-DCC ready models to sound with ESU Loksound 5 decoders.
> Ed Painter - Member #70, N&WHS Modeing Committee Chairman, from Narrowes,
> VA living in Cohutta, GA
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