Alco C-628 (DL628)

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: Jean-Denis Bachand
New: 11 April 2005 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: American Locomotive Company Engine: 4-cycle Model 251C V16
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1100 / 400
Main Generator: GE - GT586A4 Horsepower: 2750
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 65 mph
Tri-Mount 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: Sturt
Weight: 408,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 85,750 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 79,500 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE Alternator:
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26L
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Quantity Built: 186 Dates: 12/1963 to 12/1968
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Exterior Dimensions C-628
Total Length 69'-06"
Pilot to Pilot 64'-06"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 12'-06"
Height to Top Engine Hood 15'-06"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-10"
Cab Width 10'-01"
Top Walkway Width 9'-07"
Walkway Width 5'-01"
Engine Hood Width 9'-11"
Center Bolster 46'-05"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 6'-09"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 6'-09"
Distance between Truck Centers 53'-11"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 2000 Lubricating Oil: 300
Engine Cooling Water: 300 Sand Capacity: 56 cu. ft.
Options:
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Drawing by: Jean-Denis Belanger
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1984
  • Extra 2200 South, #54

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