B&O EA/EB electrical gear.

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B&O EA/EB electrical gear.

Post by SSW9389 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:46 pm

What generator and traction motor combination was installed in these first E units? Was it GE or Westinghouse?
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Re: B&O EA/EB electrical gear.

Post by hutton_switch » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:13 am

According to Douglas B. Nuckles' Baltimore & Ohio E-Unit Diesel Passenger Locomotives, both EA A and B units were equipped with WH-486 generators and WH366E traction motors.
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Re: B&O EA/EB electrical gear.

Post by SSW9389 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:49 am

Thank you hutton_switch for the reply. The Santa Fe E1s had GE electrical gear. And the UP E2s had one set with GE gear and the other with Westinghouse.

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