Alco RS-32 (DL721)

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
Updated: 20 May 2005 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Alco Engine: 4-cycle Model 251C V12
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1025 / 400
Main Generator: GE - GT581D2 2000
Gear Ratio: 74:18 / 64:19 Speed: 70 mph / 80 mph
4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: ?
Weight: 240,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Four)
Tractive Effort (starting) 66,000 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 35,000 lbs @ 8 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE 566 E1 Alternator: not applicable
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26L
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Boiler Type: -- Lbs/hr: --
Quantity Built: 35 Dates: 6/1961 to 3/1962
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Exterior Dimensions RS-32
Total Length 57'-02"
Pilot to Pilot 52'-06"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 9'-04"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-06"
Height to Top Cab Hood 15'-00"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Top Walkway Width 8'-10"
Walkway Width 5'-01"
Engine Hood Width 9'-10"
Center Bolster 31'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 10'-07"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 10'-07"
Distance between Truck Centers 45'-11"
Minimum Turning Radious 30 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 1200 Lubricating Oil: 200
Engine Cooling Water: 250 Sand Capacity: 28 cu. ft.
Options:
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, Issue August 1978
  • Extra 2200 South
  • The Diesel Builders, Vol.2 by John F. Kirkland

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