List of Baldwin diesel locomotives

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Diesel locomotives built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works:

Switchers[edit]

Model designation Build year Total produced AAR wheel arrangement Prime mover Power output Image
VO-660 1939–1946 142 B-B 6-VO 660 hp (490 kW)  
DS-4-4-660 1946–1949 139 B-B 606NA 660 hp (490 kW) Baldwin Diesel.jpg
DS-4-4-750 1949–1951 53 B-B 606NA 750 hp (560 kW)
S-8 1950–1954 54 A units
9 B units
B-B 606 800 hp (600 kW)
RS-4-TC 1953–1955 74 B-B Caterpillar D397 400 hp (300 kW) Northwest Railway Museum-2.jpg
VO-1000 1939–1946 548 B-B 8-VO 1,000 hp (750 kW) Baldwin VO-1000.jpg
DS-4-4-1000 1946–1948 56 B-B 608NA 1,000 hp (750 kW) Katy Switcher On Display In Parsons, KS.jpg
DS-4-4-1000 1948–1951 446 B-B 606SC 1,000 hp (750 kW)
S-12
1951–1956
451
B-B
606A 1,200 hp (890 kW) 0390 Strasburg - Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.jpg

Road switchers[edit]

Model designation Build year Total produced AAR wheel arrangement Prime mover Power output Image
0-6-6-0 1000/1 1945 30 for USSR C-C 8-VO 1,000 hp (750 kW) Teplovoz Db.jpg
DRS-6-4-660NA 1946–1948 100 for SNCF
6 for Morocco
A1A-A1A 606NA 660 hp (490 kW) A1A-A1A-62026.jpg
DRS-6-4-750 1949 1 for Morocco A1A-A1A 606NA 750 hp (560 kW)
DRS-6-4-1000 1948–1949 20 for Algeria A1A-A1A 606SC 1,000 hp (750 kW)
DRS-4-4-1000 1948–1950 9 (USA)
13 (Canada)
B-B 606SC 1,000 hp (750 kW) Canadian Pacific Railway -8010.jpg
RS-12 1951–1956 50 B-B 606A 1,200 hp (890 kW) USA 2012 0238 - Los Angeles - Travel Town.jpg
DRS-6-4-1500 1946–1952 91 A1A-A1A 608SC 1,500 hp (1,100 kW) CAGY Baldwin Road Switcher.jpg
AS-416 1950–1955 25 A1A-A1A 608A 1,600 hp (1,200 kW)
DRS-4-4-1500 1947–1950 35 B-B 608SC 1,500 hp (1,100 kW)
AS-16 1950–1955 127 B-B 608A 1,600 hp (1,200 kW)
DRS-6-6-1500 1948–1950 82 A units
1 B unit
C-C 608SC 1,500 hp (1,100 kW) Magma-engine-10.JPG
AS-616 1950–1954 214 A units
7 B units
C-C 608A 1,600 hp (1,200 kW) Baldwin AS616.jpg

Transfer units[edit]

Model designation Build year Total produced AAR wheel arrangement Prime mover Power output Image
DT-6-6-2000 1946 1 C-C 608NA (×2) 2,000 hp (1.49 MW)
DT-6-6-2000 1948–1950 45 C-C 606SC (×2) 2,000 hp (1.49 MW) Baldwin DT-6-6-2000 at Illinois Railway Museum (MNS 21).png
RT-624 1951–1954 24 C-C 606A (×2) 2,400 hp (1.79 MW)

Cab units[edit]

Model designation Build year Total produced AAR wheel arrangement Prime mover Power output Image
4-8+8-4-750/8-DE 1943 1 2-D-D-2 408 (×8) 6,000 hp (4.47 MW) (only 4 of the 8 engines actually installed)
DR-12-8-1500/2
"Centipede"
1945–1948 54 2-D-D-2 608SC (×2) 3,000 hp (2.24 MW)
DR-6-4-2000 1945 2 A1A-A1A 8-VO (×2) 2,000 hp (1.49 MW)
DR-6-4-2000 1946–1948 9 A1A-A1A 608NA (×2) 2,000 hp (1.49 MW)
DR-6-4-2000
“Sharknose”
1948 18 A units
9 B units
A1A-A1A 606SC (×2) 2,000 hp (1.49 MW)
DR-6-2-1000 1948 1 A1A-3 606SC (×1) 1,000 hp (750 kW)
DR-6-4-1500 1947–1948 7 A units
2 B units
A1A-A1A 608SC 1,500 hp (1.12 MW)
DR-4-4-1500
“Babyface”
1947–1948 22 A units
11 B units
B-B 608SC 1,500 hp (1.12 MW)
DR-4-4-1500
“Sharknose”
1949–1950 36 A units
36 B units
B-B 608SC 1,500 hp (1.12 MW)
RF-16
“Sharknose”
1950–1953 109 A units
51 B units
B-B 608A 1,600 hp (1.19 MW) New York Central Baldwin sharknose locomotive.JPG
RF-615E 1953–1954 51 for Argentina C-C 1,500 hp (1.12 MW) Locomotora con esquema de Ferrocarriles Argentinos en Tecnópolis.JPG
RP-210 1956–1957 3 B-2 12-Maybach 1,000 hp (750 kW)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dolzall, Gary W.; Dolzall, Stephen F. (1984). Diesels from Eddystone: The Story of Baldwin Diesel Locomotives. Milwaukee, WI, USA: Kalmbach Publishing. ISBN 0890240523. 
  • Lamb, J. Parker (2007). Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive. Railroads Past and Present. Bloomington, IN, USA: Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253348630. 
  • Marre, Louis A. (1995). Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years: A Guide to Diesels Built Before 1972. Railroad Reference Series (Book 10). Waukesha, WI, USA: Kalmbach Publishing. ISBN 0890242585. 
  • Pinkepank, Jerry A. (1973). The Second Diesel Spotter’s Guide. Milwaukee, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Company. ISBN 0-89024-026-4. 
  • Schafer, Mike (1998). Vintage Diesel Locomotives. Enthusiast Color Series. Osceola, WI, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 0760305072. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2000). The American Diesel Locomotive. Osceola, WI, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 0760306664. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2010). Baldwin Locomotives. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Voyageur Press. ISBN 9780760335895. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2010). Vintage Diesel Power. Minneapolis, MN, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 9780760337950. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2012). North American Locomotives: A Railroad-by-Railroad Photohistory. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Voyageur Press. ISBN 9780760343708.