BLW DRS 64-1500E (Export)

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 9 September 2007  Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: BLW Engine: 4-cycle Model 608 SC
Bore & Stroke 12.5" X 15.5"
RPM (Maximum) 625
Main Generator: Westinghouse - WE471 Horsepower: 1500
Gear Ratio: 63:15 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks: 6-Wheel Configuration: A1A-A1A
Traction Motor Blowers: Westinghouse (2) Model: ?
Weight: 280,000 lbs Traction Motors: Westinghouse - WE370 (4)
Tractive Effort (starting) 58,200 lbs @ 30% Tractive Effort (continuous): 42,800 lbs @ 10.5 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: No Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Westinghouse Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 6SL
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3C2C
Quantity Built: 62 (including ten Roto-Clone Airfilter) Dates: 12/1946 to 7/1952
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Exterior Dimensions DRS 64-1500E (Export)
Total Length 58'-00"
Wheel Diameter 42"
Truck Wheel Base 10'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 13'-05.5"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-01"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Top of Walkway 7'-03"
Walkway Width 5'-08.5"
Engine Hood Width 9'-10"
Center Bolster 32'-03"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 3'-04"
Center Rear Truck to Rear Pilot 3'-04"
Distance between Truck Centers 43'-09"
Minimum Turning Radious 30 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 900 Lubricating Oil: 200
Engine Cooling Water: 300 Sand Capacity: 30 cu. ft.
Options:
VApor Clarkson Steam Boiler (2500 lbs./hour)
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Reference Sources:
  • 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
  • Train Shed Cyclopedia, Vol. 20, 58, 60, 64, 80

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