Talk:EMD E6

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ACL 501[edit]

As noted on the E3 page, the ACL #501 was wrecked before delivery, returned to EMC and rebuilt as an E6A, then delivered to ACL. Data is from Diesel Era November-December 1999. --SSW9389 18:35, 30 November 2005 (UTC)

Missouri Pacific #7100 was a model AA. This unit was built in 8/40 in an E6A carbody with only the forward engine. The place of the rear engine was taken by a baggage compartment, much like the model AB6 for Rock Island. See page EMD-122 of the Second Diesel Spotters Guide for photo.--SSW9389 18:41, 30 November 2005 (UTC)

Just a historian's note here, but all GM locomotives built prior to 1941 were built by the Electro-Motive Corporation (EMC). The Electro-Motive Division (EMD) was formed on January 1, 1941 with the merger of the Winton Engine Company with EMC.

infobox, ref[edit]

Dorin, Patrick C. (1972). Chicago and North Western Power. Superior Publishing. p. 130. ISBN 0-87564-715-4. has C&NWRy drawings and spec sheets for their #5005A, that’s where most of this comes from. Sammy D III (talk) 01:07, 26 August 2013 (UTC)