1.6" scale GP-40's offered for sale. Can be either 7
1/4", or 7 1/2" gauge. These are powered with either a Briggs 16hp V
twin, pictured, or with Precision Railroad Products 48 volt electric
drive system. These are 17" wide over the cab window shades, 25" tall
over the horns, and 95" long over the couplers. The gas/hydraulic
version has an Eaton model 11 pump controlled with a joy stick for
forward and reverse, with 1 Eaton hydraulic motor on each truck chain
and sprocked to all axles. A hand held control box to control
headlight high and low beam, horn, and bell. All electrical wires are
color coded, and a wiring diagram is included. The gasoline tank is
plastic, so you never have to worry about rust building up in your
carburetor. The exhaust is so quiet, the hydraulic pump can be heard
over the exhaust. The whole exhaust system is wrapped with black
graphite exhaust insulating wrap. The difference in heat under the
body is beyond words. The frame is constructed from interlocking
sections of 1/4" laser cut steel. The body is 16 gage laser cut steel.
Precision Steel Car door latches, horn, and MU hoses on the front of
The Precision Rail Products electric drive system, the
ONLY electric powered locomotive drive system supplier with a
warranty, powers this locomotive with a 15hp electric motor above the
deck, 48 volts via 4 -12 volt deep cycle batteries, and has a built in
battery charger. The mechanical drive for the chassis features ball
bearing Tol-O-Matic right angle drives on the trucks with a heavy duty
drive shaft mounted under the chassis. The base price for the electric
version is $14,000.00. including the frame and trucks painted per
buyers colors, so the chassis is complete and ready to run. The
locomotive body is in primer, and for an extra charge, can be painted
to any road name.
These GP-40's along with the rest of the locomotives
and cars in the product line are proudly made in Michigan by Big Joe
Trains with a team of tool & die makers, electricians, welders, and
machinists that total over 300 years in the model railroading hobby.
Any questions, just ask.
The base price of the gas/hydraulic version of
$12,500.00 includes the frame and trucks painted to the buyers colors,
so the chassis is complete, and ready to run. The locomotive body is
in primer, and for an extra charge, can be painted to any road name.
Located in Flint Michigan. Contact me using the form