SW1's 501-503 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC SWITCHING 8-WHEEL
EMD SW-1 600 H. P. SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 501-503 Road Class 501
Number of Loco’s 3 Symbol S-50
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator Whistle Single Chime
Date Built 1939 Alternator None
Gear Ratio 62:15 Traction Motors Type EMC D7A Toilet None
Weight Loaded 203,140 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder None
Light Weight 191,900 Dynamic Brakes None
Maximum Curvature 100’ Headlights NOTES:
Maximum Speed 45 mph Auxiliary Generator AFE 191-39
Minimum Cont. Speed Rotating Warning Light Specification EMD SW1
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 600 gallons Draft Gear
Lube Oil Journals 6½x12 Friction
Cooling Water Trucks AAR
Sand
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model 6-567 Schedule 14-EL
Engine 6 cyl 2 cycle Air Compressor Gardner-Denver WXE
Turbocharger Yes Brake Shoes
Spark Arrestor Safety Control
Air Filter Basic
Carbody WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary Mechanical Department
Engine

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