EMD GP60

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 21 June 2006  Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: EMD Engine: 710G cylinder
Bore & Stroke 9.08" X 10"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 800 / 275
Main Generator: GM - AR22 Horsepower: 2000
Gear Ratio: 62:15 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks:HTB 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Delco Electric Drive (4) Model: GM
Weight: 270,000 lbs Traction Motors: GM - D87 (Four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 65,000 lbs @20% Tractive Effort (continuous): 62,400 lbs @ 11.1 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: Delco 64-72 Alternator: GM D14
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24L
Compressor: Gardner-Denver Model: WBO
Quantity Built: 357 Dates: 10/1985 to 6/1992
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Exterior Dimensions GP60
Total Length 59'-02"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 9'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-07.5"
Height to Top Cab 15'-07.5"
Cab Width 10'-04.5"
Engine Hood Width 10'-03"
Top of Walkway 9'-04.5"
Walkway Width 3'-08.5"
Center Bolster 34'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 3'-10"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 3'-10"
Distance between Truck Centers 43'-09"
Minimum Turning Radious 42 degrees
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Fuel Oil (gallons): 3200 Lubricating Oil (gallons): 304
Engine Cooling Water (gallons): 240 Sand Capacity (gallons): 40 cu. ft.
Options: Vapor Clarkson Boiler #4625
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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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