EMD SW1000 and SW1001

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 6 May 2006  Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: EMD Engine: 645E 8 cylinder
Bore & Stroke 8.5" X 10"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 800 / 275
Main Generator: GM - D36 Horsepower: 1000
Gear Ratio: 62:15 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks: 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Drive (1) Model: GM
Weight: 230,000 lbs Traction Motors: GM - D77 (four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 57,500 lbs @25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 36,000 lbs @ 11.0 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: No Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: GM Alternator: Delco
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24L
Compressor: Gardner-Denver Model: WXO
Quantity Built: 121 (and 173 SW1001s) Dates: 6/1966 to 10/1972 (and 9/1968 to 6/1986)
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Exterior Dimensions SW1000 (and SW1001)
Total Length 44'-08"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 8'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 11'-09"
Height to Top Cab 15'-00" (and 14'-03")
Cab Width 10'-03"
Top of Walkway 8'-06"
Walkway Width 4'-07.5"
Engine Hood Width 10'-00"
Center Bolster 22'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 2'-04"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 2'-04"
Distance between Truck Centers 30'-00"
Minimum Turning Radious 39 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 600 Lubricating Oil: 135
Engine Cooling Water: 190 Sand Capacity: 28 cu. ft.
Options: None
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LIRR SW1001 #102 Image Here
Artwork by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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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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