SW1500's 1501-1503 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC SWITCHING 8-WHEEL
EMD SW-1500 1500 H. P. SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 1501-1503 Road Class 1501
Number of Loco’s 3 Symbol None
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator D-32-P Whistle Nathon M5R24
Date Built 1973 Alternator None
Gear Ratio 62:15 Traction Motors Type D77 Toilet None
Weight Loaded 258,800 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder None
Light Weight 243,100 Dynamic Brakes None
Maximum Curvature 100’ Headlights 200W-30V NOTES:
Maximum Speed 65 mph Auxiliary Generator A7159-A-5 MU Controls
Minimum Cont. Speed 11 mph Rotating Warning Light None
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 1100 gallons Draft Gear MS-485-6A
Lube Oil 284 gallons Journals 6½" Hyatt Roller Bearing
Cooling Water 230 gallons Trucks EMD Flexible
Sand 30 cu. Ft.
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model 12-645-E Schedule 26L
Engine 12 cyl 2 cycle Air Compressor Gardner-Denver WBO
Turbocharger None Brake Shoes AAR-28A
Spark Arrestor Cyclonic Safety Control Foot Pedal
Air Filter Basic
Carbody Impingement WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary None Mechanical Department
Engine Oil Bath