Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
The Illinois Central's only GE-Busch-Sulzer Transfer Locomotive, No. 9201.
The Busch-Sulzer diesel engine was designed and built in the U.S.A. Shown here is the 8-cylinder version which developed 1,600 hp. The 10-cylinder version was used in the GE-Busch-Sulzer locomotive, and it developed 2,000 hp.
GE-Busch-Sulzer Transfer Locomotive
The GE-Busch-Sulzer was one of three transfer locomotive demonstrators supplied to the Illinois Central Railroad in the mid-thirties, each of different design.
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