FM H16-44

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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) 850 / 400
Main Generator: Westinghouse - WE472A Horsepower: 1600
Gear Ratio: 68:14 Speed: 60 mph
Trucks: 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Belt Drive (1) Model: Westinghouse Y201A
Weight: 240,000 lbs Traction Motors: Westinghouse - WE370F(four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 72,000 lbs @ 30% Tractive Effort (continuous): 52,500 lbs @ 12.9 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: No Dynamic Braking: No
Auxilary Generator: Westinghouse Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 6SL
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3C2C
Quantity Built: 299 Dates: 4/1950 to 9/1963
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Exterior Dimensions H16-44
Total Length 54'-00"
Wheel Diameter 42"
Truck Wheel Base 9'-04"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-06"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-06"
Cab Width 10'-04"
Top of Walkway 9'-04.5"
Walkway Width 3'-05.5"
Engine Hood Width 10'-00"
Center Bolster 30'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 2'-08"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 2'-08"
Distance between Truck Centers 39'-04"
Minimum Turning Radious 29 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 900 Lubricating Oil: 300
Engine Cooling Water: 175 Sand Capacity: 28 cu. ft.
Options: VApor Clarkson Boiler (800 lbs/hr)
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Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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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