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Internal Combustion Locomotives

GE 1944 United States Army 8537
GE 1944
United States Army 8537
Description:Diesel-Electric 45 Ton

Equipment Information

US Army 8537 is a diesel switching locomotive designed to move freight cars around Army bases. It has two diesel engines, or “prime movers,” one at each end of the locomotive.

Builder: General Electric
Year Built: 1944
Model: 45 Tonner
Horsepower: 380
Length: 28ft 5in
Width: 9ft 6in
Height: 12ft
Weight: 90000 lbs
Brakes: 14EL
Engine: Two Cummings HBI 600
Motors: 2 GE 733
Trucks: 6E Industrial
Description: Diesel-Electric
Arrived: 1991
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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