This Bachmann EMD SD9 with sound and DCC captures the burly looks of the prototype. With its six axles providing a smoother ride, the EMD SD9 diesel proved popular with a variety of railroads. Manufactured in the late 1950s, some are still running today on tourist lines. This Sound Value locomotive comes with the Econami(TM) SoundTraxx(R) DCC sound decoder. Factory set for EMD SD9 realism, the diesel package also offers a choice of 5 prime movers, 16 airhorns, multiple variations of 7 bell types, 2 air compressors, and 3 couplers plus a function-activated grade-crossing signal-all in 16-bit polyphonic sound. Econami includes adjustable auto-notching sensitivity for prototypical operation, adjustable master volume and individual sound effect volume levels, advanced consisting, and more. This EMD SD9 also features all-wheel drive and electrical pickup; operating headlight and E-Z Mate(R) Mark II knuckle couplers.