General Electric ES44AC

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 27 October 2007 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: General Electric Engine: 4-cycle GEVO 12
Bore & Stroke 250mm X 320mm
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1050 / 450
Main Generator: GE - GMG196A Horsepower: 4400
Gear Ratio: 83:20 Speed: 70 mph
6-Wheel Hi-AD Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Koppers 872-22 Number: 2
Weight: 432,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE B13B2B (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 183,000 lbs @ 35% Tractive Effort (continuous): 166,000 lbs @ 13.7 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE GYA30A Alternator: GYA30A
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26L
Air Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Quantity Built: 653+ Dates: 01/2003 to Present
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Exterior Dimensions ES44AC
Total Length 73'-02"
Wheel Diameter 42"
Truck Wheel Base 13'-02"
Height to Hood Top 15'-05"
Cab Width 10'-03"
Hood Width 9'-11"
Distance between Truck Centers 53'-00"
Locomotive Wheel Base 66'-02"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 5000 Lubricating Oil: 450
Engine Cooling Water: 450 Sand Capacity: 40 cu. ft.
Options: Steerable Trucks, Controlled Traction Effort
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Reference Sources:
  • TRAINS Special Issue Locomotives, November 2006
  • TRAIN, September 1999
  • Diesel Locomotives, by Greg McDonnell
  • Model Railroader, November 2004
  • GE Transportation Group, 2007 Archives

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