The newly designed Canadian National 2000-hp locomotive is powered by an MLW/Alco Model 251 turbocharged 12-cylinder engine. This four-cycle prime mover has 9-in. bore, 10 1/2-in. Stroke and a full-load speed of 1050 rpm. Its output is transmitted through a General Electric 581 d-c main generator and four 752 traction motors. A distinctive feature of the locomoitve profile is the lowered hood next to the cab. The 50-ft locomotive has a 2400 gallon (U.S.) fuel tank and carries 24 cubic feet of sand. It is designed to traverse a 30-degree curve when coupled.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

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  • Accession Number: 00050036
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM