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Locomotive 1617
Specifications
Manufacturer:General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
Model:GP7
Former Owner/Number:Former CB&Q261; BN1617; WRIX1617
Date Built:December 1953
Serial Number:18977
Frame Number:5312-9
Engine:16 cylinder 567-B, s/n 69-M2-1060, rblt 04/00
Horsepower:1500
Main Generator:D12B
Auxilliary Generator:10 KW
Traction Motors:D-77; 2 - D37B; 1 - D77 (rebuilt)
Wiring Condition:Fair
Batteries:Fair
Trucks:Blomberg/roller
Wheels:Axle 1 - 1 .5"; Axle 2, 3, 4 - 2" or better
Wheight:259,300
Air:26L
Brake Shoes:Double Clasp, cast iron
Air Compressor:WBE
MU:Yes
Ditch Lights:No
Standby Heater:Yes (480/3)
Control Stand:Drum style
Switch Gear:Pnuemantic
Cab Heat:Electric
Blue Card:Yes
General Condition:Good

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