Alco C-630 (DL630)

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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 251E V16
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1100 / 400
Main Generator: GE GTA9 Horsepower: 3000
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 70 mph
Tri-Mount 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: Sturt
Weight: 420,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 85,850 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: 36L
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Quantity Built: 77 Dates: 7/1965 to 10/1967
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Exterior Dimensions C-630
Total Length 69'-06"
Pilot to Pilot 64'-06"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 12'-06" (Hi-Adhesion 13'-07")
Height to Top Engine Hood 15'-03"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-10"
Cab Width 10'-01"
Top Walkway Width 9'-07"
Walkway Width 5'-01"
Engine Hood Width 9'-04"
Center Bolster 46'-05"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 6'-09" (Hi-Adhesion 5'-08")
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 6'-09" (Hi-Adhesion 5'-08")
Distance between Truck Centers 53'-11"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 3200 Lubricating Oil: 330
Engine Cooling Water: 340 Sand Capacity: 56 cu. ft.
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Drawing by: Jean-Denis Belanger
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, August 1984
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1984
  • Alco Design Data
  • Mainline Modeler, August 1885

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