C&W GP-7 # 102 "The Patriot"
utilize an EMD Model 567B 16 cylinder engine developing 1,500
horsepower. This drives a generator outputting about 600
volts DC which is transfered to transaction motors on the
two 4 wheel powered trucks. Our units are designed
for heavy hauling service and have a gear ratio of 65/12 which
limits the maximum speed to 55 MPH. Maximum continuous
tractive effort is 52,400 lbs. Fuel capacity is
800 gallons, lubricating oil 200 gallons and cooling water
is 220 gallons. Each unit is 55' - 11" long overall
and weighs approximately 240,000 lbs.
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