Alco RSD-15 (DL600B)

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: Jean-Denis Bachand
Updated: 20 May 2005 Drawing by: Jacques Belanger
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Engine Builder: American Locomotive Company Engine: 4-cycle Model 251B V16
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1025 / 400
Main Generator: GE - GT586 Horsepower: 2400
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 65 mph
Tri-Mount 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: Stuart
Weight: 335,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 95,600 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 79,500 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE GY27-5 Alternator:
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26C
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDB
Boiler Type: -- Lbs/hr: --
Quantity Built: 87 Dates: 2/1956 to 6/1960
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Exterior Dimensions RSD-15
Total Length 66'-07"
Pilot to Pilot 57'-09"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 12'-06"
Height to Top Engine Hood 14'-11"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-11"
Cab Width 10'-01"
Top Walkway Width 10'-01"
Walkway Width 5'-01"
Engine Hood Width 9'-11"
Center Bolster 43'-06"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 7'-01"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 7'-01"
Distance between Truck Centers 49'-09"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 3350 Lubricating Oil: 350
Engine Cooling Water: 320 Sand Capacity: 48 cu. ft.
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Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1966
  • ATSF Design Data Book
  • Alco Design Data
  • Pennsylvania RR Mechanical Data Book

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