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September 28, 2022 - M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2023 Premier O Scale SD-35 Diesel Locomotives in four exciting paint schemes beginning early next year. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in February 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

ABOUT THE PREMIER O SCALE SD-35 DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE

Produced from 1964 to 1966, the SD35, along with its four-axle GP35 sibling, marked both an end and a beginning. They were the last road diesels to use the EMD 567 motor that had powered switchers, F-units, and Geeps since 1939 (so named because each cylinder displaced 567 cubic inches). For the horsepower race of the 1960s, EMD tweaked the 567 to a turbocharged V-16 delivering 2500 hp. That was it for the 567, however, and in 1966 the baton was passed to the more powerful model 645. But while the "35 line" diesels ushered out an old motor, they ushered in a new look. Their angled cab roofs and the clean, squared-off lines of their car bodies established the look of EMD road power for the next three decades.

In an era when 4-axles diesels were the norm, the six-axle SD version was intended for lighter track, because its weight was spread out over more wheels. Those extra wheels were also an advantage in lower-speed service with heavier loads. While a majority of railroads ordered the low-nose version, the Southern and Norfolk & Western ordered SD35s with the high short nose and often ran them long-hood forward for better crew protection.

While our Premier model is not the first O gauge version of this heavy hauler, it offers the best combination of detail, realism, and performance of any 1/48 scale SD35. Added-on detail parts include windshield wipers, metal see-thru body grilles, lift rings, metal grab irons and handrails, see-thru rooftop fan housings, truck-mounted brake cylinders, and air pipes. Thanks to Proto-Speed Control, this model can dig in and haul heavy loads at low speeds just like the prototype, or highball down the mail line with a fast freight. And in command mode with the DCS system, you can create a lashup combining one or more SD35s with any other Proto-Sound 2.0 and 3.0 locomotives, and run them from a single throttle just like the prototype.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


Scheduled Arrivals Thru October 15, 2022

September 28, 2022 - To review a list of items scheduled for an arrival between October 1, 2022, and October 15, 2022 click HERE. Upon the completion of quality assurance inspections, the items will begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers and Distributors.

As always, you can stay apprised of the latest shipping dates by checking the M.T.H. Shipping Schedule.

M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2022 Premier O Scale Erie 0-8-8-0 Steam Locomotives in three exciting paint schemes beginning early next. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in March 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2023 Premier O Scale Waffle Box Cars in four exciting paint schemes beginning early next year. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in April 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing a series of 2023 Premier O Scale 33K Gallon Tank Cars in four exciting paint schemes beginning early next year. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and is expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in April 2023.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

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