Alco HH-900

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 9 May 2005 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Alco Engine: 4-cycle Model 538T 6L
Bore & Stroke 12.5" X 13.0"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 700 / 300
Main Generator: GE - GT542 Horsepower: 900
Gear Ratio: 75:16 Speed: 60 mph
Trucks: Blunt 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: ?
Weight: 230,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 726 (four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 72,400 @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 33,600 lbs @ 8 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: No Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE SMG139 Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 14EL
Compressor: GE Model: CP26
Quantity Built: -- Dates: --
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Exterior Dimensions HH-900
Total Length 45'-02 3/4"
Pilot to Pilot 36'-11 7/8"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 8'-00"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-03"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-03"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Top Walkway Width 9'-03 1/8"
Walkway Width 5'-00"
Engine Hood Width 9'-10"
Center Bolster 21'-03"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 2'-00 1/2"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 2'-00 1/2"
Distance between Truck Centers 30'-03"
Minimum Turning Radious 50 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 635 Lubricating Oil: 80
Engine Cooling Water: 50 Sand Capacity: 27 cu. ft.
Options: -
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Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1985
  • The Diesel Builders, Vol. 2, by John F. Kirkland

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