EMD G16

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
Revised: 15 July 2007 Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: EMD Engine: 567C 16-cylinder
Bore & Stroke 8.5" X 10"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 835 / 275
Main Generator: GM - D32 Horsepower: 1810
Gear Ratio: 63:14 Speed: 62 mph
Trucks: 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Delco Electric Drive (4) Model: GM
Weight: 160,000 lbs Traction Motors: Six GM - D27
Tractive Effort (starting) 40,875 lbs @ 25% (and 42,131 lbs. for GA12) Tractive Effort (continuous): 28,000 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Delco A8102 Alternator: GM D14
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24L
Compressor: Gardner-Denver Model: WXO
Quantity Built: Not Available Dates: 1958 to 1960
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Exterior Dimensions G16
Total Length 40'-00"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 10'-06"
Height to Top Engine Hood 13'-10"
Height to Top Cab 12'-12"
Cab Width 9'-02"
Engine Hood Width 9'-00"
Top of Walkway 8'-08"
Walkway Width 5'-04.5"
Center Bolster 20'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 2'-09"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 2'-09"
Distance between Truck Centers 30'-06"
Minimum Turning Radious 57 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 800 Lubricating Oil: 200
Engine Cooling Water: 210 Sand Capacity: 6 cu. ft.
Options: Vapor Clarkson Boiler #4625 (@ 2500 lbs./hr.)
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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
  • "Early Diesel and Electric Locomotives," Rail Heritage Publications

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