Alco RS-32 (DL721) Roster & Technical Data
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Reformatted: 17 March 2018 Roster by: R. Craig
Original owner Road Numbers Quantity Builder Numbers Builder Dates
New York Central 8020-8034 15 83981-83995 6/61
8035-8039 5 84035-84039 6/62
8040-8044 5 84183-84187 6/62
Southern Pacific 7300-7305 6 84025-84030 3/62
7306-7309 4 84031-84034 4/62


Specification Data (supplied by Jean-Denis Bachand)
Engine: Alco 2000 hp (4-cycle Model 251C V12) Bore & Stroke: 9" X 10.5"
Generators: Main(GE - GT581D2) / Auxilary (GE 566-E1) RPM: (Maximum 1025 / Minimum 40)
Gear Ratio: 74:18 / 64:19 Speed: 70 mph / 80 mph
4-Wheel Trucks with GE 752 Traction Motors(Four) Air Brake: Westinghouse (Model 26L)
Tractive Effort (starting) 66,000 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 35,000 lbs @ 8 mph
Compressor: Westinghouse (Model 3CDC) Multiple Unit: Yes
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Lengths: (Locomotive 57'-02") and (Pilot to Pilot 52'-06") Widths: Cab (10'-00") / Engine Hood (6'-10")
Truck Wheel Base (9'-04") with 40" diameter wheels Minimum Turning Radious (30 degrees)
Height to Top Engine Hood (14'-06") Height to Top Cab Roof (15'-00"
Distance between Truck Centers (45'-11") Center Bolster (31'-00"
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Oil: Fuel (1200 gal.) and Lubricating (200 gal.) Engine Cooling Water (250 gal.) / Sand capacity: 28 cu. ft.
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, Issue August 1978
  • Extra 2200 South
  • The Diesel Builders, Vol.2 by John F. Kirkland

Original uploading: 12 May 2006


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