Baldwin Diesel Guide

VO1000

Also see: 1000 HP - VO Diesel Switcher

Class 8-DE-1000/1 E

All units built with Batz trucks & side radiators
  • MP 9103
  • ATSF 2201-2205
  • BLW 307, when sold to SP&S as #30 it was equipped with GSC trucks

    Production
    Baldwin class8-DE-1000/1 E
    years produced1939-1940
    number produced7

    MP 9103
    Baldwin photos
    MP 9103

    VO1000
    c/n 62301, b/d 11/39

    - first VO1000 to be completed

    MP 9103 MP 9103




    In mid 1939 Baldwin changed its locomotive classification system. [6]
    The VO1000 became;

    Class 0-4-4-0 1000/1 DE

    - all units built with GSC trucks
    - 17 units built with side radiators before the front radiator was introduced in early 1941

    Production
    Baldwin class0-4-4-0 1000/1 DE
    years produced1940-1946
    number produced541

    BLW 332
    Baldwin Photo
    BLW 332

    c/n 62332 b/d 2/1940

    - first unit built in class
    - built as BLW demo unit
    - to SP&S as #31

    BLW photo 12630 BLW photo 12630-3 CB&Q 9352

    c/n 70103, b/d 12/1943

    - front radiator
    - early style, rounded battery box gussests
    BLW photo 12630-2 BLW photo 12630-1
    Baldwin photos - collection of Chuck Zeiler

    Wabash 304
    Baldwin photo
    Wabash 303

    VO1000
    c/n 72229, b/d 6/1946

    - later style, no battery box gussests

    VO1000
    Baldwin bulletin 193, 1945
    The overall lenght of the later front radiator VO1000 was 48' 10". The earlier side radiator version was 10" shorter.[2]


    Diesel Engine
    modelVO (12-3/4" x 15-1/2")
    cylinders8
    aspirationnormal
    horsepower1000 @ 625 rpm


    data source: [2] & [6] bibliography


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