Section 1. GENERAL
This manual is published for the information and
Diesel Electric Locomotives (Westinghouse Air Brake
guidance of the personnel concerned with the operation
Instruction Pamphlet 5002-5, Sup. 1).
and maintenance of Davenport Besler Company 44 Ton,
i. LO 55-1279-Locomotive, Diesel Electric (561/2"
400 HP, Diesel Electric Locomotive, providing
Gage, 44 Ton, 04-4-0, 400 HP, Davenport Besler).
information and instructions for carrying out their duties
3. Standard Forms and Records
outlines procedures for necessary inspection and proper
a. DD Form 862-Daily Inspection Work Sheet For
maintenance by trained personnel familiar with
Diesel Electric Locomotives (Cut Sheet).
locomotive construction and repair.
b. DD Form 863-Monthly And Semi-Annual
Inspection Work Sheet For Diesel Electric Locomotives.
c. DD Form 864-Annual Inspection Work Sheet
a. TC 7 & 8 L-78 Locomotive, Diesel Electric,
For Diesel Electric Locomotives.
56 " Gage, 44 Ton 0-4-4-0, 400 HP, Davenport Besler
d. DD Form 438-1-Railway Equipment Report,
(TC Stock No. 58-4991-05-518).
Motive Power Other Than Steam-Part 1-Registry
b. TM 55-270-Operation Of Railroads, General
Assignment And Service Record (Cut Sheet).
Instructions For The Inspection And Maintenance Of
Locomotives And Locomotive Cranes.
Maintenance (Exclusive of Rolling Stock) (Cut Sheet).
c. TM 55-271-Operation Of Railroads, Diesel
f. DD Form 865-Daily Assignment Work Sheet For
Locomotives And Locomotive Cranes (Cut Sheet).
d. TM 55-405-Preventive Maintenance Of Electric
g. DA Form 55-154-Record Of Special Tests Made
Motors and Generators.
On Air Brake Equipment (Cut Sheet).
h. DA Form 55-226-Daily Inspection Report
Caterpillar Diesel D17000 Power Unit.
Locomotives and Locomotive Cranes (Cut Sheet).
f. TM 55-1046-1-Engines, Caterpillar D17000,
i. DA Form 55-230-Monthly Inspection And Repair
Locomotive, Electrical Set, Industrial, Marine.
Report Of Locomotives And Locomotive Cranes Other
g. TM 55-2029-Brake Equipment 6-SL For Diesel
Than Steam (Cut Sheet).
Electric Yard Switching Locomotives (Westinghouse Air
Brake Pamphlet 5046-15).
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
for use in starting the engines by storage battery power.
4. General Description
When the engines are shut down, auxiliary power is
This locomotive has two Caterpillar Model D17000
supplied by two 16 cell, lead acid type batteries which
diesel engines, each nominally rated 190 hp at 1,000
are recharged by the auxiliary generators. The auxiliary
Each engine is directly connected to a
power is furnished at a constant potential over the full
Westinghouse type 195A, direct current, shunt wound
operating range of engine speed. The
energy to the traction motors are equipped with windings