Baldwin Diesel Guide

BLW 6000

Production
Baldwin class4-8-8-4 750/8 DE
years produced1943
number produced1

BLW 6000 BLW 6000

c/n 64639, b/d 4/1943

- construction started 1941, completeted 4/1943
- became Baldwin demonstrator 6000(1st)
- tested then project halted, 1943
- unsold, stored then dismantled in 1945
- running gear used in the DR-12-8-3000 prototype
Baldwin photo - linked to "Railfan.net ABPR Archive"

Diesel Engine
model408
cylinders8 (9-1/2" x 9-1/2")
aspirationroots blower
horsepower750 @ 1050 rpm

Only four engines were used in the experimental "4-8-8-4 750/8 DE" locomotive #6000

#6000

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