EMD SW600 Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The EMD SW600 is a diesel switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between February 1954 and January 1962. Power was provided by an EMD 567C 6-cylinder engine, which generated 600 horsepower (450 kW).

15 examples of this model were built for American railroads and industrials.

Original owners

Owner: McLouth Steel
Quantity: 2
Road number: 8–9

Owner: Northern Indiana Public Service Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 4

Owner: Chicago and North Western Railway
Quantity: 2
Road numbers: 1280–1281

Owner: Detroit Edison Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 213

Owner: Texas Company (“Texaco”)
Quantity: 1
Road number: 23

Owner: Columbus and Southern Ohio Electric Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 512

Owner: Shell Oil Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 9

Owner: Gulf Oil Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 9

Owner: Philadelphia Electric Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 30

Owner: Clinchfield Coal Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 100

Owner: Marathon Southern Corporation
Quantity: 1
Road number: 1

Owner: Arizona Public Service Company
Quantity: 1
Road number: 1

Owner: Public Service Company of Colorado
Quantity: 1
Road number: 15-1

Total Units: 15

EMD SW600 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division
Model: SW600
Build date: February 1954 – January 1962
Total produced: 15
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Prime mover: EMD 567C
Engine type: Two-stroke diesel
Aspiration: Roots-type supercharger
Cylinders: 6
Performance figures
Power output: 600 hp (450 kW))
Locale: United States

See also:

Electro Motive Diesel

EMD Diesel-Electric Locomotives

Diesel-Electric Locomotives


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