Alco T-6 (DL440)

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 2 April 2005 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Alco Engine: 4-cycle Model 251B 6L
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1000 / 370
Main Generator: GE - GT584 Horsepower: 1000
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 60 mph
4-Wheel Configuration: B-B
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: ?
Weight: 265,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 60,000 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 46,000 lbs @ 8 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: -- Alternator: --
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 6L / 26L
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Boiler Type: -- Lbs/hr: --
Quantity Built: 57 Dates: 3/1958 to 1/1969
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Exterior Dimensions T-6
Total Length 46'-05"
Pilot to Pilot 45'-05"
Wheel Diameter 40"
Truck Wheel Base 8'-00" (std) / 9'-04" (Hi-Adhesion)
Height to Top Engine Hood 12'-03"
Height to Top Cab Hood 14'-08"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Top Walkway Width 8'-04"
Walkway Width 5'-00"
Engine Hood Width 9'-11"
Center Bolster 22'-00"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 7'-06"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 7'-06"
Distance between Truck Centers 30'-00"
Minimum Turning Radious 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 635 Lubricating Oil: 140
Engine Cooling Water: 110 Sand Capacity: 26 cu. ft.
Options: Dynamic Brakes
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Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
Reference Sources:
  • Diesel Era, September/October 2003
  • The Diesel Builders, Vol.2 by John F. Kirkland

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