BLW DR 64-1000

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New:10 March 2006  Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: BLW Engine: 4-cycle Model VO 6c SC
Bore & Stroke 12.5" X 15.5"
RPM (Maximum) 625
Main Generator: Westinghouse - WE480B Horsepower: 2000
Gear Ratio: 63:15 (57:22) Speed: 65 mph (90 mph)
Trucks: 6-Wheel Configuration: A-1-A
Traction Motor Blowers: Westinghouse (2) Model: ?
Weight: 381,000 lbs Traction Motors: Westinghouse - WE370D (4)
Tractive Effort (starting) 76,200 lbs @ 30% Tractive Effort (continuous): 28,500 lbs @ 21.5 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Westinghouse Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24RL
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3C2C
Quantity Built: 1 Dates: 11/1948
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Exterior Dimensions DR 64-1000
Total Length 80'-00"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 15'-06"
Height to Top Engine Hood 15'-00"
Height to Top Cab Hood 15'-00"
Cab Width 10'-06"
Top of Walkway --
Walkway Width --
Engine Hood Width 9'-10"
Center Bolster 52'-07.5"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 6'-05.5"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 6'-05.5"
Distance between Truck Centers 68'-01"
Minimum Turning Radious 30 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 1200 Lubricating Oil: 350
Engine Cooling Water: 450 Sand Capacity: 40 cu. ft.
Options:
Steam Generator: Vapor Clarkson 2-DK4530/300 lbs per hour
Reference Sources:
  • Diesel Locomtoives, Vol.2, by Bob Hayden
  • Baldwin Diesel Locomotives by Stephen F. & Gary W. Dolzall
  • Illustrated Treasury of Baldwin Locomotives by James W. Kerr
  • Diesel Locomotives, The First 50 Years by Louis A. Mare
  • "Early Diesel and Electric Locomotives," Rail Heritage Publications
  • Diesel & Electric Locomotive Specificiations, 1981 by F.K. Hudson
  • Train Shed Cyclopedia, Vol. 20, 58, 60, 64, 80
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1969
  • Railroad Modeler, March 1975

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