SD45-2 Technical Information

 

SD45-2 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

SD45-2 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The SD45-2 is 68' 10" in length over the couplers and stands 15' 5" high over the air horns
The unit is 10' 6 1/4" wide over the snowplow
Distance between the bolsters is 43' 6"

General

Built in 1972
Weight- 392,800lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 30 °

Engine

Model- 645E3
Cylinder Arrangement- V-20 2 Cycle
RPM Idle- 300 Low Idle- 255 Throttle 8- 900 Overspeed- 990
Spark Arrestor- Turbo
Main Generator- AR10-B4
Auxiliary Generator- 14KW
Auxiliary Alternator- D14
Traction Motors- D77
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- Mechanical
Radiator Fans- 3810416
Grid Blowers- 8324128

Performance

Horsepower- 3600
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 83,000lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 11.3mph
Maximum Speed- 65mph
Traction Motor Rating- 1100 amps
Dynamic Brake- Standard
Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 58,000lbs
Speed At Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 24mph

Capacities

Fuel- 5000 gallons
Lube Oil- 466 gallons
Engine Coolant- 288 gallons
Sand- 72 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- J1.6-16
Vent Valve- 2, No. 8
Safety Control- Pulse III or Quantum
Horn- Leslie RSL-3LR
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 824 Auxiliary- Salem 818
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 62:15
Journal Bearings- Hyatt 6.5"
Brake Rigging- Single Shoe
Brake Shoes- 16" Composition

Special Features

Radio Provision- All Channel Clean Cab Radio
Cab Heater- Electric
Speed Recorder- Quantum
Speed Indicator- Pulse 80 mph or EQ
Water Cooler- Portable Cooler
Toilet System- Chemical
Snow Plow- Both Ends, Except 6664 (short hood only)
Cab Signal Equipped
Self Load Test Equipped
Harmon Select-A-Power Equipped
Type 2 Power Knockout Equipped
Alignment Control Coupler Equipped



CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
6654 EL 3669 7381-1 11-1972  
6655 EL 3670 7381-2 11-1972  
6656 EL 3671 7381-3 11-1972  
6657 EL 3672 7381-4 11-1972  
6658 EL 3673 7381-5 11-1972  
6659 EL 3674 7381-6 11-1972  
6660 EL 3675 7381-7 11-1972  
6661 EL 3676 7381-8 11-1972  
6662 EL 3677 7381-9 11-1972  
6663 EL 3678 7381-10 11-1972  
6664 EL 3679 7381-11 11-1972  
6665 EL 3680 7381-12 11-1972  
6666 EL 3681 7381-13 11-1972  

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