1-9. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
FIGURE 1-1. Major components - location.
TAILPIPE HOUSINGS. Provide a means of supporting the tailpipe.
MASTER CONTROLLER. Contains the throttle, reverser, brake controls, and other controls and indicators used
by operator to operate and monitor the locomotive and is located in the cab of the locomotive.
AIR COMPRESSORS. The two air compressors are compound, V-type, two-cylinder compressors and are belt
driven by pulleys mounted on the armature shafts of the main generators.
MAIN GENERATORS. Two main generators furnish direct-current power over a wide range of voltage at various
speeds up to 2100 rpm and are self excited. The generators also act as starting motors when the start buttons
are pushed and the battery switch is closed.
DIESEL ENGINES. Two six-cylinder, in-line, turbocharged, water-cooled, four-cycle engines provide power.
They are directly connected to the two main generators.