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Electro-Motive Company TA
United States | 1937 | 6 produced
The “Texas Rocket” in 1937 with an EMC TA
The “Texas Rocket” in 1937 with an EMC TA
Rock Island Railroad
ManufacturerElectro-Motive Corporation
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length60 ft 10 in
Wheelbase53 ft
Fixed wheelbase9 ft
Service weight229,940 lbs
Adhesive weight229,940 lbs
Axle load57,540 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed110 mph
Starting effort56,500 lbf
EngineWinton 201-A
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel1,000 us gal (diesel)
Engine output1,200 hp (895 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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