GGD UP "Challenger" 80' Heavyweight Coach - 4 Car Set

GGD UP "Challenger" 80' Heavyweight Coach - 4 Car Set
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Introduced in 1935 "The Challenger" operated over CNW, UP & SP lines. "The Challenger" revolutionized passenger travel between Chicago and the West Coast and by 1937 it had become one of the most heavily travelled trains in the country.

An O Scale first! Made by Golden Gate Depot exclusively for JD's Trains. Only 25 total (2 & 3 Rail) sets were made.

"The Challenger" Color Scheme:
  • Body: Pullman green
  • Roof, Underframe & Trucks: black
  • Lettering: "UNION PACIFIC" and car numbers are in post-1938 UP typestyle in Imitation Gold. "The Challenger" logo is Red outlined with Imitation Gold.
Features Include:
  • Full 1/48 scale - each car measures 20" in length
  • Fantastic underbody detailing
  • Highly detailed die cast trucks
  • Full interior detail with passengers
  • Overhead constant voltage lighting
  • Operate on 36" radius or larger 2 rail track
  • 4 uniquely numbered coaches per set, UP road numbers selected for this set (425, 432, 522, & 710) are prototypically correct for GGD mold.

SOLD OUT as of 1/8/09