Baldwin Diesel Guide

BLW 58501

Also see: "First Baldwin Diesel Boxcab"

Production
Baldwin class12-OE-1000/1 CC
years produced1925
number produced1

BLW 58501
Baldwin photo #9552
BLW 58501
Baldwin photo #9554
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BLW 58501

c/n 58501, b/d 6/1925

- Baldwin's first diesel/electric locomotive
built at Eddystone
- trials on the Reading RR in 1925
- Eddystone plant switcher until 1933
- not offered for sale, stored at Eddystone
- sold for scrap 1941, date scrapped ?

Diesel Engine
 modelKnudsen inverted-V
cylinders12 (9-3/4" x 13-1/2")
aspirationnormal
horsepower1000 @ 450rpm


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