NW2

Manufacturer:Oriental Limited
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Model Introduced:1985
Product Type:Brass
Finishunpainted
Phases I (original with short stacks), II (same as I but with long stacks), III (6 rows of louvers added), IV (louvers spaced for lettering), and V (flat space in front of cab disappears) were produced. The second photo shows the unpainted model, as originally sold. The models were built by Samhongsa Co. in Korea. Click here to view (or download depending on how your web browser handles .mov files) a video taken by Roger Nulton of his painted model on his layout in which he installed the DCC Soundtraxx Econami sound decoder. The model's forward speed is at speed step 1 with no adjustments to the decoder. In reverse it is going at speed step 3.
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Photo #2
photo © Brian Jackson
Manufacturer:Railmaster Exports (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:L139
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1949
Product Type:Pewter Kit
Finishunpainted
Body only. According to the manufacturer, the kit can be used to make either an SW7 or a Phase V NW2 switcher by simply using a different cab, included in the kit. Note that the earlier phase of the NW2 had a flat section of the top of the hood in front of the cab.
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photo © (Railmaster Hobbies stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted, not lettered
Painted black. The following were produced: SHS #01261 DC SHS #01565 DCC with sound SHS #01541 Locomatic with sound Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Seaboard Air Line (SAL)
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
The following were produced: SHS #01257 DC road number 1406 SHS #01561 DCC with sound road number 1406 SHS #01537 Locomatic with sound road number 1406 SHS #01258 DC road number 1410 SHS #01562 DCC with sound road number 1410 SHS #01538 Locomatic with sound road number 1410 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01253
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Road Number:2403
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
The following were produced: SHS #01253 DC road number 2403 SHS #01557 DCC with sound road number 2403 SHS #01533 Locomatic with sound road number 2403 SHS #01254 DC road number 2417 SHS #01558 DCC with sound road number 2417 SHS #01534 Locomatic with sound road number 2417 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01255
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Chessie System (C&O)
Road Number:5280
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
The following were produced: SHS #01255 DC road number 5280 SHS #01559 DCC with sound road number 5280 SHS #01535 Locomatic with sound road number 5280 SHS #01256 DC road number 5289 SHS #01560 DCC with sound road number 5289 SHS #01536 Locomatic with sound road number 5289 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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Video
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01260
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:9175
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
These had the "Tuscan" color scheme. The following were produced: SHS #01260 DC road number 9175 SHS #01564 DCC with sound road number 9175 SHS #01540 Locomatic with sound road number 9175 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided. Note that this is prototypically-correct. The PRR had only one Tuscan color NW2 and it was #9175.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01563
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Road Number:5912
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Model Online Article:visit site
These had the "Brunswick Green" color scheme. The following were produced: SHS #01259 DC road number 5912 SHS #01563 DCC with sound with sound road number 5912 SHS #01539 Locomatic with sound road number 5912 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided. The model in the photo has the Tsunami decoder factory-installed, and Walthers Proto Max HO-scale couplers added.
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Video
photo © Peter Vanvliet
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01736
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ)
Road Number:605
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
These had the "chinese red" color scheme. The following were produced: SHS #01736 DC road number 605 SHS #01740 DCC with sound road number 605 SHS #01738 Locomatic with sound road number 605 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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Video
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01737
Category:NW2
Prototype Year/Era:1939
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ)
Road Number:9216
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
These had the "black" color scheme. The following were produced: SHS #01737 DC road number 9216 SHS #01741 DCC with sound road number 9216 SHS #01739 Locomatic with sound road number 9216 Hi-rail couplers and wheels installed; scale wheels provided.
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Video
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)

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