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Uncataloged RailKing O Gauge RJ Corman SW1200 Diesel Locomotives Announced

September 17, 2022 - M.T.H. Electric Trains has announced an exclusive RailKing O Gauge RJ Corman SW1200 Diesel locomotive for exclusive distribution by M.T.H. Authorized Retailers E-Z Catch & Dixie Union Station...The locomotive will be available in two cab numbers and will be available in very limited quantities on a first-come, first-served basis, with an anticipated arrival date of January 2023

Item No. 30-21068-1 RJ Corman SW1200 Switcher Diesel Engine w/Proto-Sound 3.0
Cab No. 1262
Early Order Price: $379.95 (Free Freight)

Click HERE to order from E-Z Catch.

Item No. 30-21069-1 RJ Corman SW1200 Switcher Diesel Engine w/Proto-Sound 3.0
Cab No. 1307
Early Order Price: $379.95 (Free Freight)

Click HERE to order from E-Z Catch.

ABOUT THE SW1200 DIESEL ENGINE

Cataloged from 1954 through 1966, the SW1200 was the immediate successor to Electro-Motive’s SW9 switcher featured elsewhere in this catalog. Externally, the SW1200 was nearly identical to its older sibling. It also delivered the same 1200 horsepower from a Roots-blower-equipped V-12 model 567 diesel — so named because each cylinder displaced 567 cubic inches, more than an entire Corvette V-8. The SW1200, however, featured the latest generation 567C, with upgrades to the crankcase and cooling system. The 567C would prove to be the last hurrah of the motor that had powered almost the entire first generation of EMD diesels, as the model 645 motor would debut in 1966.

Like the SW9, the rugged SW1200 would prove popular with railroads large and small. U.S. production totaled 737 units, and EMD’s Canadian division sold another 287 engines. Brazil, Chile, and the Panama Canal Railway rostered units overseas. Thanks to the legendary durability of the 567 motor, a number of SW1200s still haul freight and tourists on US and Canadian roads today.

The SW1200 delivers everything you need in a hard-working switcher. Throttle down as low as three scale miles per hour to muscle a heavy cut of freight or passenger cars around your terminal — and maintain that speed as long as you wish, thanks to Proto-Speed Control and twin flywheel-equipped motors. Negotiate crowded industrial areas with curves as tight as O-27. Listen to the authentic chant of a first-generation EMD 567 motor. And pick up and drop off cars wherever you like, with remotely activated front and rear Proto-Couplers.

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Those should sell well. Very Nice paint scheme and the real-world Corman is active and seen in a good many areas. I have a friend who works with Corman. Unfortunately, he is active in N scale. Young guy with a treasure trove of knowledge about contemporary  prototype railroading. Anyhow, I just may have to add one of these switchers to my collection as a kind of tribute to him.

Those should sell well. Very Nice paint scheme and the real-world Corman is active and seen in a good many areas. I have a friend who works with Corman. Unfortunately, he is active in N scale. Young guy with a treasure trove of knowledge about contemporary  prototype railroading. Anyhow, I just may have to add one of these switchers to my collection as a kind of tribute to him.

@poconotrain posted:

I’m a Corman fan and Model in O gauge. I already have 5 MTH Locomotives in the Corman paint scheme. 4 of them are Custom Painted and one is an SD 40-2 issued by MTH. I did not preorder one but hoping you will have a few more on hand for people like me. It was a good choice.

thank you, there are few available on my website, maybe 3 or 4 left... there’re due in January I hope, but mth is always behind

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