U23B's 2251-2265 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC GENERAL PURPOSE 8-WHEEL
GE U23B 2250 H. P. ROAD SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 2251-2265 Road Class 2251
Number of Loco’s 15 Symbol None
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator 5GT581F1R Whistle Nathon M5R24
Date Built 1972 Alternator None 5 Chime
Gear Ratio 81:22 Traction Motors Type 7.52E+10 Toilet Microphor H-6
Weight Loaded 262,230 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder GE Indicator
Light Weight 229,000 Dynamic Brakes Potential 740A
Maximum Curvature 150’ Headlights 200W-30V NOTES:
Maximum Speed 75 mph Auxiliary Generator GE 5GY27EL
Minimum Cont. Speed 12 mph Rotating Warning Light None Dual Control
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 3250 gallons Draft Gear M-381
Lube Oil 300 gallons Journals 6½” Timken Roller Bearing
Cooling Water 350 gallons Trucks EMD Swing Hanger
Sand 60 cubic feet
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model 7FDL12CB Schedule 26-L
Engine 12 cyl 4 cycle Air Compressor Gardner-Denver WBO
Turbocharger 1252-1 Brake Shoes AAR-3-B
Spark Arrestor None Safety Control Overspeed 75 mph
Air Filter Basic
Carbody None WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary Centrifugal Mechanical Department
Engine AAF-Bags

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