VO1000's 581-585 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC SWITCHING 8-WHEEL
Baldwin VO-1000 1000 H. P. SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 581-585 Road Class 581
Number of Loco’s 5 Symbol S-60
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator West. 480-B Whistle Single Chime
Date Built 1945 Alternator None
Gear Ratio 68:14 Traction Motors Type GE 731-C Toilet None
Weight Loaded 245,400 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder None
Light Weight 232,400 Dynamic Brakes None
Maximum Curvature 75’ Headlights 250W-32V NOTES:
Maximum Speed 60 mph Auxiliary Generator West. YG40-C AFE 90-45
Minimum Cont. Speed Rotating Warning Light Specification 44-DE-7
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 700 gallons Draft Gear
Lube Oil 110 gallons Journals 6 ½”x12” Friction
Cooling Water 290 gallons Trucks AAR
Sand 3000 pounds
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model VO Schedule 6-DS
Engine 8 cyl 4 cycle Air Compressor Gardner-Denver WXO
Turbocharger Brake Shoes AAR-A28-A
Spark Arrestor Safety Control
Air Filter Basic
Carbody WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary Mechanical Department
Engine

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