EMD F59PHI

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 5 April2008  Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: EMD Engine: 710G3B 12-cylinder
Bore & Stroke 9.02" X 11"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 904 / 318
Main Generator: GM - AR15 Horsepower: 3000
Gear Ratio: 56:21 Speed: 108 mph
Trucks: HT-B 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Electrical Drive (4) Model: Delco
Weight: 265,000 lbs Traction Motors: Four GM - D87BTR
Tractive Effort (starting) 65,000 lbs @25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 38,240 lbs @ 16.1 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: Delco A8102 Alternator: GM CA6
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26L
Compressor: Gardner-Denver Model: WLN
Quantity Built: 74 Dates: 8/1994 to 2003
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Exterior Dimensions F59PHI
Total Length 56'-02"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 9'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 15'-04.5"
Height to Top Cab 15'-07.5"
Cab Width 10'-03"
Engine Hood Width 10'-07"
Center Bolster 35'-07"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 2'-01"
Center Rear Truck to Rear Pilot 2'-01"
Distance between Truck Centers 44'-07"
Minimum Turning Radious 45 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 1500 Lubricating Oil: 243
Engine Cooling Water: 254 Sand Capacity: 49 cu. ft.
Options:
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Reference Sources:
  • Diesel Locomtoives, Vol.2, by Bob Hayden
  • Illustrated Treasury of GM Locomotives, by James W. Kerr
  • Diesel Locomotives, The First 50 Years by Louis A. Marre
  • The Second Diesel Spotter's Guide, by Jerry A. Pinkepank
  • "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

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