Bowser RTR HO GE U25B General Electric Demo #51 DC w/o sound

Bowser #23803 is an HO, DC, Factory assembled RTR model of an GE U25B diesel locomotive decorated for the General Electric Company # 51 in the demonstrator scheme of Vermillion Red and White Body, Vermillion Red Sills, Pilots and Steps , White Fuel Tank, Silver Trucks with White Company Name and Herald on the Long Hood and Vermillion Red Road Number on the Cab Sides and the "GE" Herald on the Nose.

MSRP $199.95


The U25B (nicknamed U-Boat ) was the first commercially successful domestic diesel electric road locomotive designed, built, and sold by General Electric after its split with the American Locomotive Company (Alco), a company dating back to the steam era. Along with Ingersoll-Rand , GE built the first viable American diesel-electric locomotive in 1928. GE had previously produced a number of prototype diesel switchers , in part with Alco. The GE Universal Series started production in 1956 and some 400 export locomotives were sold before the U25B was offered in the United States. The U-Boat put GE on the road to becoming the top locomotive producer in the U.S., much to the chagrin of EMD . It introduced many innovations to the U.S. diesel locomotive market, including a pressurized car body and a centralized air processing system that provided filtered air to the engine and electrical cabinet, thus reducing


Ready To Run and Fully Detailed.

New Upgraded Handrails (correct for all Phases)

New 9'4" AAR B Trucks and Gearbox

Metal MU Hoses, air hoses, windshield wipers, grab irons, coupler lift bars

Operating headlight

Window glass

Can motor, flywheels, nickel silver wheels with RP25 flanges

Knuckle couplers.

Available with sound and DCC or just DC.

Analog (DC) version features NMRA 21 pin plug for DCC.

DCC/Sound version features LokSound Select decoder.

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Maine residents will be charged the State Sales Tax of 5.5%.

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