Train Shed Cyclopedia #60 Locomotives 1940s 1950 Diesel Part 8
Train Shed Cyclopedia #60 Locomotives 1940s 1950 Diesel Part 8
Train Shed Cyclopedia #60 Locomotives 1940s 1950 Diesel Part 8

Train Shed Cyclopedia #60 Locomotives 1940s 1950 Diesel Part 8

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Train Shed Cyclopedia #60 Locomotives 1940s 1950 Diesel Part 8
Train Shed Cyclopedia # 60 Locos of the 40's & 50's (Diesel) Part 8 from the 1941 Loc Cyc and Railway Mechanical Engineer 64 Full-Size Pages Reprinted from the Original Edition. Condition New! ** Train Shed No 60 includes the following information: ** Release 10 steamersSpeeding war traffic 24 hours a day - conserving man power and materials - cutting costs 52 per cent! ** Fairbanks-Morse Diesel-Electric Switcher -Milwaukee acquires first 120 ton, 1,000 hp Diesel locomotive to be driven by a Fairbanks-Morse O-P type Engine and Westinghouse electrical equipment - Among the objectives sought in developing this locomotive are high efficiency, low fuel consumption, low maintenance, smooth operation over a wide range, easy accessibility for inspection and repairs and high availability. ** 28,000,000 miles - From the inception of Diesel power up to and including December 31, 1942, the Diesel high-speed trains owned by the Burlington Lines produced a total of 28,080,195 miles, a performance which is outstanding because the majority of this mileage has been developed since 1937. ** Modern Porter Diesel-Electrics are Rugged - Porter welded assemblies possess distinctive advantages over cast frames since they are free of casting flaws such as porosity, and defects in granular structure. The resultant product is a rugged frame permanently aligned and rigid for efficient service under the most exacting requirements of daily operation. ** All Welded Construction Means Maximum Truck Strength -Porter Gears and axles transmit Smooth Power! ** Efficient Power Plants Mounted as Single Units -Reliable Compressors, Long life Generators, and powerful engines add to dependability of Porter "Better-built" ** Diesel Electrics - Sturdy Traction Motors assure full transmission of power ** Increased accessibility to Power Plants - Additional Porter Design Features offering added Protection ** Clear Vision Cabs Mean - efficiency plus comfort - Accurate Control and smooth operation ** Typical Applications of Porter Locomotives ** Porter " Better-Built" Diesel-Electrics are in Action Everywhere! ** Baldwin-Westinghouse Builds 4,000 hp Road Diesel - Locomotive consists of two A units, each powered by two Baldwin eight-cylinder, four-cycle Diesel Engines ** First Baldwin Road Diesel Tested on the B. & O. ** New York, Susquehanna & Western -First all Diesel Electric Class I Road - Delivery of 16th Alco-G.E. Diesel-electric completes Dieselization program started in 1941. 32 steamers released. All articles have lots of pictures! Condition - new.

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