B23-7 Technical Information



B23-7 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

B23-7 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The B23-7 is 62' 2" in length over the couplers and stands 14' 10 3/4" high
The unit is 10' 2 1/4" wide over the handrails
Distance between the bolsters is 36' 8"

General

Built in 1978-1979
Weight- 268,000lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 39°

Engine

Model- 7FDL
Cylinder Arrangement- 12
RPM Idle- 450 Low Idle- 265 Throttle 8- 1025 Overspeed- 1150
Main Generator- 5GTA11-C2
Auxiliary Generator- GY27
No Auxiliary Alternator
Traction Motors- GE 752
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- Mechanical
Radiator Fans- Mechanical
Grid Blowers- Mechanical

 

Performance

Horsepower- 2250
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 60,000lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 10.6mph
Maximum Speed- 70mph
Traction Motor Rating- 1195 amps
Dynamic Brake- Standard

Capacities

Fuel- 2900 gallons
Lube Oil- 300 gallons
Engine Coolant- 350 gallons
Sand- 60 cubic feet

Air Brake Equipment

Schedule- 26-L
Automatic Brake Valve- 26-C
Independent Brake Valve- SA-26
Control Valve- 26-F
Application Valve- P-2-A
Relay Valve- J84B or J1
Vent Valve- No. 8
Safety Control- Pulse III or Quantum
Horn- Leslie SL-3R
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 824 Auxiliary- Salem 818
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 74:18
Journal Bearings- Timken 6.5"
Brake Rigging- Clasp
Brake Shoes- 16" composition or cast iron

Special Features

Radio Provision- All Channel Clean cab
Cab Heater- Electric
Speed Recorder- Quantum or Pulse 48H8C-6
Speed Indicator- Pulse 80 or EQ
Water Cooler- Portable ice chest
Toilet System- Chemical
Snow Plow- Both Ends
Self Load Test Equipped
Cab Signal Equipped, 1933 Ultra cab
1967 - 2023 LSL Equipped
Type 1 Power Knockout Equipped
Allignment Control Coupler Equipped
1901, 1918, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1943, 1945, 1962-1964, 1979, 1982, 1998-2007, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2801, 2806, 2809, 2810, 2815 Equipped with grid pad reporting system
2800-2816 Harmon Select-A-Power Equipped
2807 Hump Control Equipped
Cleared For Operation In Third Rail Territory
1933 Assigned To Track Geometry Car CR 21


Roster

CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
1900   41907 5-1978  
1901   41908 5-1978  
1902   41909 5-1978  
1903   41910 5-1978  
1904   41911 5-1978  
1905   41912 5-1978  
1906   41913 5-1978  
1907   41914 5-1978  
1908   41915 5-1978  
1909   41916 5-1978  
1910   41917 5-1978  
1911   41918 5-1978  
1912   41919 5-1978  
1913   41920 5-1978  
1914   41921 5-1978  
1915   41922 5-1978  
1916   41923 5-1978  
1917   41924 5-1978  
1918   41925 5-1978  
1919   41926 5-1978  
1920   41927 5-1978  
1921   41928 5-1978  
1922   41929 5-1978  
1923   41930 5-1978  
1924   41931 5-1978  
1925   41932 5-1978  
1926   41933 5-1978  
1927   41934 5-1978  
1928   41935 5-1978  
1929   41936 5-1978  
1930   41937 5-1978  
1931   41938 5-1978  
1932   41939 5-1978  
1933   41940 5-1978  
1934   41941 5-1978  
1935   41942 5-1978  
1936   41943 5-1978  
1937   41944 6-1978  
1938   41945 6-1978  
1939   41946 6-1978  
1940   42053 7-1978  
1941   42054 7-1978  
1942   42055 7-1978  
1943   42056 8-1978  
1944   42057 8-1978  
1945   42058 8-1978  
1946   42059 8-1978  
1947   42060 8-1978  
1948   42061 8-1978  
1949   42062 8-1978  
1950   42063 8-1978  
1951   42064 8-1978  
1952   42065 8-1978  
1953   42066 8-1978  
1954   42067 8-1978  
1955   42068 8-1978  
1956   42069 8-1978  
1957   42070 8-1978  
1958   42071 8-1978  
1959   42072 8-1978  
1960   42073 8-1978  
1961   42074 8-1978  
1962   42075 9-1978  
1963   42076 9-1978  
1964   42077 9-1978  
1965   42078 9-1978  
1966   42079 9-1978  
1967   42305 3-1979  
1968   42306 3-1979  
1969   42307 3-1979  
1970   42308 3-1979  
1971   42309 3-1979  
1972   42310 3-1979  
1973   42311 3-1979  
1974   42312 3-1979  
1975   42313 3-1979  
1976   42314 3-1979  
1977   42315 4-1979  
1978   42316 4-1979  
1979   42317 4-1979  
1980   42318 4-1979  
1981   42319 4-1979  
1982   42320 4-1979  
1983   42321 4-1979  
1984   42322 4-1979  
1985   42323 4-1979  
1986   42324 4-1979  
1987   42325 4-1979  
1988   42326 4-1979  
1989   42327 4-1979  
1990   42328 4-1979  
1991   42329 4-1979  
1992   42539 7-1979  
1993   42540 7-1979  
1994   42541 7-1979  
1995   42542 7-1979  
1996   42543 7-1979  
1997   42544 7-1979  
1998   42545 7-1979  
1999   42546 7-1979  
2000   42547 7-1979  
2001   42548 8-1979  
2002   42549 8-1979  
2003   42550 8-1979  
2004   42551 8-1979  
2005   42552 8-1979  
2006   42553 8-1979  
2007   42554 8-1979  
2008   42555 8-1979  
2009   42556 8-1979  
2010   42557 8-1979  
2011   42558 8-1979  
2012   42559 8-1979  
2013   42560 8-1979  
2014   42561 9-1979  
2015   42562 9-1979  
2016   42563 9-1979  
2017   42564 9-1979  
2018   42565 9-1979  
2019   42566 9-1979  
2020   42567 9-1979  
2021   42568 9-1979  
2022   42569 9-1979  
2023   42570 9-1979  
2800   41609 9-1977  
2801   41610 10-1977  
2802   41611 9-1977  
2803   41612 9-1977  
2804   41613 10-1977  
2805   41614 10-1977  
2806   41615 10-1977  
2807   41616 10-1977  
2808   41617 10-1977  
2809   41618 11-1977  
2810   41619 11-1977  
2811   41620 11-1977  
2812   41621 11-1977  
2813   41622 11-1977  
2814   41623 11-1977  
2815   41624 11-1977  
2816   41625 11-1977  

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