S2's 559-562 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC SWITCHING 8-WHEEL
ALCo S-2 1000 H. P. SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 559-562 Road Class 559
Number of Loco’s 4 Symbol S-57
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator GE GT553-A Whistle A1 Westinghouse
Date Built 1950 Alternator None Single Chime
Gear Ratio 75:16 Traction Motors Type GE 731-C Toilet None
Weight Loaded 231,000 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder None
Light Weight 221,200 Dynamic Brakes None
Maximum Curvature 50’ Headlights 250W-32V NOTES:
Maximum Speed 60 mph Auxiliary Generator GMG-139-A2 AFE 50-50
Minimum Cont. Speed 12 mph Rotating Warning Light None
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 635 gallons Draft Gear M-17-A
Lube Oil 80 gallons Journals 7”x14” Friction
Cooling Water 240 gallons Trucks Blunt
Sand 2700 pounds
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model 539 Schedule EL-14
Engine 6 cyl 4 cycle Air Compressor West. 3-CD
Turbocharger Yes Brake Shoes AAR-A28-A
Spark Arrestor None Safety Control Alertor
Air Filter Basic
Carbody None WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary None Mechanical Department
Engine Impingement

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