SD60 Technical Information



SD60 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

SD60 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The SD60 is 71' 2" in length over the couplers and stands 16' 2" high over the air horns
The unit is 10' 3 1/8" wide over the handraiils
Distance between the bolsters is 45' 10"

General

Built in 1989
Weight- 389,500lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 29 °

Engine

Model- 71063
Cylinder Arrangement- V-16 2 Cycle
RPM Idle- 269 Low Idle- 200 Throttle 8- 904 Overspeed- 1000
Spark Arrestor- Turbo
Main Generator- AR11A
Auxiliary Generator- 18KW
Auxiliary Alternator- CA5
Traction Motors- D87B
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- Mechanical

Performance

Horsepower- 3800
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 96,320lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 9.8mph
Minimum Speed at rated HP - 12mph
Maximum Speed- 70mph
Traction Motor Rating- 1205 amps
Dynamic Brake- High Capacity Extended Range
Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 81,000lbs
Speed At Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 10.25mph

Capacities

Fuel- 4,500 gallons
Lube Oil- 436 gallons
Engine Coolant- 250 gallons
Sand- 56 cubic feet

Air Brake Equipment

Schedule- 26-L
Automatic Brake Valve- 26-C
Independent Brake Valve- SA-26
Control Valve- 26F
Application Valve- P-2-A
Relay Valve- J1.6-16
Vent Valve- No. 8
Safety Control- PULSE II
Horn- Leslie RSL-3LR
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 975-075 Auxiliary- Salem 975-075
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 70:17
Journal Bearings- Timken GG 6.875"
Brake Rigging- Single Shoe
Brake Shoes- 16" Composition

Special Features

Radio Provision- All Channel Clean Cab Radio
Cab Heater- Electric
Speed Recorder- PULSE II HR or QUANTUM
Speed Indicator- PULSE 80mph
Water Cooler- Portable Cooler
Toilet System- Chemical
Snow Plow- Short Hood Only
Speed Control Equipped
Spotter
Cab Signal / LSL Equipped
Self Load Test Equipped
Wheel Flange Lubricator Equipped



CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
6840 EMD Demo 1 836054-1 5-1984 Purchased by Conrail 8-1984
6841 EMD Demo 4 836054-4 5-1984 Purchased by Conrail 8-1984
6842 EMD Demo 2 836054-2 5-1984 Purchased by Conrail 8-1984
6843   886006-1 8-1989  
6844   886006-2 8-1989  
6845   886006-3 8-1989  
6846   886006-4 8-1989  
6847   886006-5 8-1989  
6848   886006-6 8-1989  
6849   886006-7 8-1989  
6850   886006-8 8-1989  
6851   886006-9 8-1989  
6852   886006-10 8-1989  
6853   886006-11 8-1989  
6854   886006-12 8-1989  
6855   886006-13 9-1989  
6856   886006-14 9-1989  
6857   886006-15 9-1989  
6858   886006-16 9-1989  
6859   886006-17 9-1989  
6860   886006-18 9-1989  
6861   886006-19 9-1989  
6862   886006-20 9-1989  
6863   886006-21 9-1989  
6864   886006-22 9-1989  
6865   886006-23 9-1989  
6866   886006-24 9-1989  
6867   886006-25 9-1989  

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