ScaleTrains.com EMD SD45 (HO)

ScaleTrains.com has announced the release in their Rivet Counter Series of an HO scale EMD SD45, available with or without DCC and sound, in the Santa Fe yellowbonnet paint scheme and six road numbers in the 5500 series.

ScaleTrains.com has also announced the release in the Operator Series of an HO scale EMD SD45, available with or without DCC and sound, in the Santa Fe pinstripe blue/yellow scheme, with four road numbers in the 1800 series.

The SD45s were built by EMD in 1966 and 1969-1970.  Originally delivered to the Santa Fe in the blue/yellow pinstripe scheme and numbered in the 1800-1889 series.  They stayed in this class series until the general system renumbering in 1969/1970, when they were renumbered into the 5500 series.  The 5590 class was comprised of 35 late arriving SD45s purchased during the renumbering. The yellowbonnet paint scheme was added in the mid-1970s.

Thanks to Michael Flick for this product release information!

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