EMD G22C and G22CU

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
Revised: 14 July 2007 Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
Engine Builder: EMD Engine: 645E 12-cylinder
Bore & Stroke 9.02" X 10"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 900 / 315
Main Generator: GM - D25R Horsepower: 1650
Gear Ratio: 62:15 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks: 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Delco Electric Drive (4) Model: GM
Weight: 186,000 lbs Traction Motors: Six GM - D36
Tractive Effort (starting) 58,200 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 50,640 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Delco A8102 Alternator: GM D14
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24L
Compressor: ? Model: WXO
Quantity Built: Not Available Dates: 1975 to Present
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Exterior Dimensions G22C
Distance over End Sills 46'-06"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 11'-11"
Height to Top Engine Hood 12'-06"
Height to Top Cab 12'-07.5"
Width over Handrails 9'-03"
Cab Width 9'-03"
Engine Hood Width 9'-00"
Top of Walkway 8'-08"
Walkway Width 5'-04.5"
Distance between Bolster Centers 26'-02"
Distance from End Sill to Centerline of bolster (cab end) 10'-06"
Distance from End Sill to Centerline of bolster (hood end) 3'-09"
Distance between Truck Centers 38'-04"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 750 Lubricating Oil: 165
Engine Cooling Water: 180 Sand Capacity: 9 cu. ft.
Options: Vapor Clarkson Boiler #4625 (@ 2500 lbs./hr.)
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

Additional information from: Roberto Pirazzoli

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