Internal Combustion Locomotives

EMD 1950 Commonwealth Edison 15
EMD 1950
Commonwealth Edison 15
Description:Diesel-Electric SW-1

Equipment Information

Commonwealth Edison 15 is a diesel switching locomotive designed to move freight cars around railroad yards at low speed. In its later years it was used at the nuclear power plant in Byron, Illinois.

Builder: Electro Motive Division GM
Year Built: 1950
Model: SW1
Horsepower: 600
Length: 43ft 7in
Width: 10ft 2in
Height: 15ft 3in
Weight: 200000 lbs
Brakes: 6BL
Engine: 6-567A
Motors: 4 EMD D27
Trucks: AAR-A
Description: Diesel-Electric
Arrived: 2001
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

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