Southern Pacific LEGACY DD35A #9903
The Double Diesel
In 1963, the 5000 h.p., 88-foot DD 35 by GM’s Electro Motive Division was completed. This mammoth “double diesel” represented a significant turning point in railroading history as many railroads shifted out of the turbine era and committed more fully, to a modern age of diesel-electrics. Initially a demonstration train unit of two GP35 and two DD 35 engines toured the country on the rails, decorated in an eye-catching red and whitescheme.
Both Southern Pacific and Union Pacific purchased a number of the massive engines, and at Union Pacific’s request, EMD redesigned the engine as a DD 35A complete with a cab and a narrow nose atthe front.
Joining the prototypical Union Pacific DD 35A, new DD 35A roadnames are being offered now added to the roster, realistically decorated in“what-if” schemes which show off in spectacular fashion how classic railroad decoration might have looked on this special diesel.
- LEGACY Control System
- Smoke Unit
- Odyssey System II
- LEGACY RailSounds
DD35A Diesel Locomotive - 10/11
DD35A Product Video
- SKU: 6-38496
- Dimensions: Length: Approx. 22”
- Gauge: Standard O Scale
- price: 599.99
- year: 2011
- rail line: Southern Pacific
- Minimum Radius: O-42 /O-54 Recommended
- Catalog Year: 2011
- Catalog Title: Lionel 2011 Signature Edition
- Road Number: 9903
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