Alco RS-2

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 25 March 2005 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Alco Engine: 4-cycle Model 244 V12
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1025 / 350
Main Generator: GE - GT581 Horsepower: 1500
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks: 4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: ?
Weight: 230,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 57,800 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 42,500 lbs @ 10 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE GMG139 Alternator: not applicable
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24L
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Boiler Type: Vapor PSI: 800
Quantity Built: 374 Dates: 10/1946 to 3/1950
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Exterior Dimensions RS-2
Total Length 55'-05"
Pilot to Pilot 51'-06"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 9'-04"
Height to Top Engine Hood 12'-02"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-05"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Top Walkway Width 7'-04"
Walkway Width 5'-00"
Engine Hood Width 5'-05"
Center Bolster 30'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 8'-09"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 8'-09"
Distance between Truck Centers 40'-04"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees / 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 667 Lubricating Oil: 167
Engine Cooling Water: 208 Sand Capacity: 28 cu. ft.
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Reference Sources:
  • Diesesl locomotives, Cyclopedia, Vol 2 by Model Railroader
  • ATSF Mechanical Data Book
  • Canadian Pacific Mechanical Data Book
  • PRR Mechanical Data Book

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