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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.
Railroad: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Railroad: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Railroad: Central of Georgia Railway
Railroad: Central Railroad of New Jersey
Railroad: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Railroad: General Motors Electro-Motive Division
Railroad: Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Railroad: Norfolk and Western Railway
Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Railroad: Southern Railway
Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
EMD SD35 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
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
Power output: 2,500 hp (1.9 MW)
Locale: United States
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 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Text: wikipedia.org. Images: Public Domain; http://www.commons.wikimedia.org (unless otherwise specified) and 17 U.S. Code § 107 fair use. References: Lewis, Robert G. The Handbook of American Railroads. New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1951, 2nd Edition 1956. Site Map Contact webmaster HERE.
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