Diesel locomotive - Wikipedia
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine. Several types of diesel locomotive have been developed, differing mainly in the means by which mechanical power is conveyed to the driving wheels .
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The hybrid diesel locomotive is an incredible display of power and ingenuity. It combines some great mechanical technology, including a huge, 12-cylinder, two-stroke diesel engine , with some heavy duty electric motors and generators, throwing in a little bit of computer technology for good measure.
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Diesel locomotives, technically known as diesel-electrics, came into widespread use following development of Electro-Motive Corporation’s (later, General Motors' Electro-Motive Division) EA/EB design, first tested on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) in 1937.
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This category is for diesel locomotives, be-it diesel, diesel-electric or diesel-hydraulic (aside from those purely mechanical). Random article in this category. This category is for diesel locomotives, be-it diesel, diesel-electric or diesel-hydraulic (aside from those purely mechanical). Random article in …
Diesel Electric Locomotives - Edison Tech Center
Diesel-Electric Locomotives 1. How They Work 1a. Video Tour of an F1 2. History. 1.) How They Work: Below: a simple diagram of the major parts of an original 1950s era direct current power diesel electric locomotive. Diesel Locomotives use electricity to drive forward motion despite the name 'diesel'. A large diesel engine turns a shaft that drives a generator which makes electricity.
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Most diesel locomotives use electric transmission and are called "diesel-electric" locomotives. Mechanical and hydraulic transmissions are still used but are more common on multiple unit trains or lighter locomotives.
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SCARCE LIONEL TRAINS 6-18115 SANTA FE F3 B-UNIT DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE, This attractive locomotive was produced in 1993 only and is quite hard to find. Piece is a dummy NON-powered locomotive. Piece is in ...