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Let us take some of the stress out of holiday gift buying this season by giving you more time to qualify for price adjustments. Price adjustments on purchases are available 10/8/2022 until 12/25/22. If an item you buy has a price reduction before Christmas, we will credit the difference upon request, so you can shop confidently knowing your price is guaranteed.
All credits will be issued as Loyalty Club Points on your Tower Hobbies account.
In 2007, an effort to help reduce emissions in the Los Angeles / Long Beach, CA harbor areas, the Pacific Harbor Line acquired a group of 14 MP20C-3’s from Motive Power Industries in Boise Idaho. These units were originally powered by 2,000 horsepower MTU-Detroit diesel prime movers. In 2012, to meet the newer EPA Tier 3 standards, PHL had Progress Rail install CAT prime movers in all 14 units. MPI built PHL #’s 65 and 67 from cores of EMD SD40’s and our models are a representation of the real life MPI MP20C-3’s.
In 1966, EMD updated its locomotive catalog with entirely new models, all powered by the new 645 diesel engine. The SD40 had 3,000 hp from a turbocharged V16. 856 examples of this locomotive model were built for American railroads, 330 were built for Canadian railroads, and 72 were built for Mexican railroads.
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