FM H12-44

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 24 March 2006  Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Fairbanks Morse Engine: 2-cycle 38D8 1/8 (6 cylinder OP)
Bore & Stroke 8" X 10"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 800 / 350
Main Generator: Westinghouse - WE481G Horsepower: 1200
Gear Ratio: 68:14 Speed: 60 mph
Trucks: 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Belt Drive (1) Model: Westinghouse Y201A
Weight: 246,000 lbs Traction Motors: Westinghouse - WE362B (four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 61,000 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 34,000 lbs @ 8.9 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: No Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Westinghouse YG64A Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 6SL
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3C2C
Quantity Built: 338 Dates: 5/1950 to 3/1961
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Exterior Dimensions H12-44
Total Length 49'-02"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 8'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-06"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-00"
Cab Width 10'-04"
Top of Walkway 8'-09"
Walkway Width 3'-05.5"
Engine Hood Width 10'-00"
Center Bolster 25'-06"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 3'-08"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 3'-08"
Distance between Truck Centers 33'-06"
Minimum Turning Radious 29 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 750 Lubricating Oil: 140
Engine Cooling Water: 100 Sand Capacity: 28 cu. ft.
Options: VApor Clarkson Boiler
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CLC Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Reference Sources:
  • Diesel Locomtoives, Vol.2, by Bob Hayden
  • Diesel Locomotives, The First 50 Years by Louis A. Mare
  • "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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