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EMD SD35 Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The EMD SD35 is a 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between June 1964 and January 1966. Power was provided by an EMD 567D3A 16-cylinder engine which generated 2,500 brake horsepower (1,900 kW). A 3,000-US-gallon (11,000 L; 2,500 imp gal) fuel tank was used on this unit. This locomotive model shared a common frame with the EMD SD28, giving it an overall length of 60 feet 8 1⁄2 inches (18.504 m). 360 examples of this locomotive model were built for American railroads.

Original Owners

Railroad:  Atlantic Coast Line Railroad

Quantity:  23
Numbers:  1001–1023

Railroad:  Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

Quantity:  24
Numbers:  7400-7419, 7437-7440

Railroad:  Central of Georgia Railway

Quantity:  10
Numbers:  215-224

Railroad:  Central Railroad of New Jersey

Quantity:  12
Numbers:  2501–2512

Railroad:  Chesapeake and Ohio Railway

Quantity:  14
Numbers:  7420-7431, 7425(2nd), 7428(2nd)

Railroad:  General Motors Electro-Motive Division

Quantity:  1
Numbers:  7715
Notes:  to Atlantic Coast Line 1000

Railroad:  Louisville and Nashville Railroad

Quantity:  22
Numbers:  1200–1221

Railroad:  Norfolk and Western Railway

Quantity:  80
Numbers:  1500–1579
Notes:  High Hood

Railroad:  Pennsylvania Railroad

Quantity:  40
Numbers:  6000-6039

Railroad:  Southern Railway

Quantity:  100
Numbers:  3000-3099
Notes:  High Hood

Railroad:  Southern Pacific Railroad

Quantity:  29
Numbers:  4816-4844

Railroad:  Western Maryland Railway

Quantity:  5
Numbers:  7432-7436

EMD SD35 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
Model: SD35
Build date: June 1964 – January 1966
Total produced: 360
AAR wheel arrangement: C-C
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length: 60 ft 8 1⁄2 in (18.504 m)
Fuel capacity: 3,000 US gal (11,000 l; 2,500 imp gal)
Prime mover: EMD 567D3A
Engine type: V16 diesel
Cylinders: 16
Performance figures
Power output: 2,500 hp (1.9 MW)
Locale: United States

See also:


EMD Diesel Locomotives

Diesel Locomotives


SOU EMD SD35 No.3027 leads a freight train through Peachtree Station in Atlanta in 1973.

By Hunter Desportes (Train at Atlanta (1973)  Uploaded by Mackensen) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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SOU EMD SD35 No.3027 leads a freight train through Peachtree Station in Atlanta in 1973.
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