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CBRY #402 underway.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder General Motors Electro-Motive Division
Model GP39DC
Build date June 1970
Total produced 2
AAR wheel arr. B-B
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Cylinders V12
Performance figures
Power output 2,300 hp (1,720 kW)
Operator(s) Kennecott Copper Company
Locale Utah

An EMD GP39DC is a 4-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in June 1970. Power was provided by a turbocharged 12-cylinder EMD engine that generated | poweroutput=2,300 hp (1,720 kW). This locomotive model was basically a GP39 with DC main generator instead of an alternator.

2 examples of this locomotive model were built for Kennecott Copper Company as 1 and 2, later sold to Copper Basin Railway as 401 and 402.


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Media related to EMD GP39DC locomotives at Wikimedia Commons