Westinghouse engine?

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bengt
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Westinghouse engine?

Post by bengt » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:12 am

http://www.samlingsportalen.se/all/cgip ... 94&Imgnr=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

This ist proably a Westinghouse gasoline engine for the railcar below. Can someone confirm that it is a Westinghouse engine? Made in US or Europe?

http://www.samlingsportalen.se/all/cgip ... 36&Imgnr=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Westinghouse engine?

Post by DutchRailnut » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:25 pm

without a model of rail car, the railroad or car manufacturer its a slim chance of finding info.
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Re: Westinghouse engine?

Post by Allen Hazen » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:25 pm

I'll look at reference in my collection, but don't get your hopes up: I don't think I'll find anything.
At least the diesel engines that Westinghouse used in its early diesel locomotives were originally (later W'house seems to have developed the design further on its own) were, I think, originally imported or license-built British designs. So it would make sense for a railcar built for a European railway with W'house electricals to use an engine sourced closer to home, and not one actually built by Wemco.

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