BLACK RIVER & WESTERN RAILROAD
BELVIDERE & DELAWARE RIVER RAILWAY

Specifications - No. 1848

Photo by Don Brennan

Built June 1954 by GM's Electric Motor Division

 

Builder/Model EMD GP-9   Road Number 1848
Horsepower 1750   Engine Model 16-567-c
Main Generator D-12-B   Traction Motors: #1-D57 #2-D57 #3-D67 #4-D77
Gear Ratio 62:15   Fuel Tank 1500 gals.
Brake Schedule 24RL   Bearings 6 1/2" x 12" Hyatt Roller Bearings
Dynamic Brakes Yes   Air Compressor Gardner-Denver Water Cooled
MU Control Yes   Weight 244,300
Hood Configuration High short hood forward   Other features Front pilot plows. Mars lights
Tractive Effort 44,000 lbs. continuous   Min/Max Cont. Speed 12/66 mph
  64,775 lbs. starting   Transition Automatic
Wheel Base 9'   Length 56'2"
Truck Centers 31'   Lube Oil 200 gals.
Sand 18 cu.ft.   Builder's No 19553

 

Heritage: Built new as Bangor & Aroostok #76

Purchased by green Mountain Railway

Purchased 11/1/97


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