In a diesel-electric locomotive, the diesel engine drives either an electrical DC
generator (generally, less than 3,000 ...
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Jun 25, 2012 ... York-Durham Heritage Railway engineer, Brad L. explains the basics of how a
diesel electric locomotive works using an ALCO RS-11.
The modern diesel locomotive is a self contained version of the electric
locomotive. Like the electric locomotive, it has electric drive, in the form of traction
How diesel electric locomotives work, history and engineering.
Diesel-electric locomotives have been around in one shape or form since 1918
when the American Locomotive Company (Alco) joined with General Electric and
The ignition of diesel fuel pushes pistons connected to an electric generator. The
resulting electricity powers motors connected to the wheels of the locomotive.
In a diesel-electric locomotive, the electrical generator and motors are the
transmission. When I worked in a locomotive factory 40 years ago, the machinery
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VO-1000, 1000 HP Diesel-Electric Switcher, (In-line 8 cylinder De La Vergne NA
engine) Baldwin Locomotive Works, Eddystone, PA B/N 69654 Sept. 1943