Washington Northern

HO scale model railroad


The GP40 is a 4-axle diesel-electric road-switcher locomotive built by General Motors, Electro-Motive Division between November 1965 and December 1971. It has an EMD 645E3 16-cylinder engine generating 3,000 hp

EMD GP40 #415 is one of an order of 3 placed by the Washington Northern in 1971. These were numbered 411-414. Two more units, numbers 415 & 416 were acquired second-hand in 1981. Can be seen throughout the system.


  • Manufacturer: Atlas Silver Series w/DCC decoder
  • Paint: Custom Paint (Floquil colors BN Green & UP Harbor Mist Gray) - Custom Decals
  • Weathering: Artist oils and Bragdon's Weathering Powders
  • Aftermarket Details: none
  • DCC Address: 415
  • purchased: February of 2015
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