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INSTRUCTIONS GEJ-1185

OPERATOR'S MANUAL For 5000 HP

COMBINED PASSENGER AND FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES

Furnished

GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY

CUSTOMER'S ORDER NUMBER 58988
G. E. REQUISITION NUMBER XMIN-73712
G. E. SERIAL NUMBERS 28448-28449
ROAD NUMBERS 5018-5019

These instructions do not purport to cover all details or
variations in equipment nor to provide (or every possible
contingency to be met in connection with installation, operation
or maintenance. Should further information be desired or
should particular problems arise which are not covered
sufficiently for the purchaser's purposes, the matter should be
referred to the General Electric Company.

APPARATUS DEPARTMENT
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK

5-47 PRINTED IN U. S. A.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Subject Page

DESCRIPTION

General Data ...................................... 79-80

Major Power Components of the
Locomotive ........................................ 81-83

Operator's Cab (Drawing) ...................... 84-85

Controller Operating Handles .................. 86-87

Controller Operating Handles (Drawing) .... 87

Starting Positions (Drawing) ................... 88

Emergency Control Devices .................... 89-92

OPERATION

How to Operate Your Electric Locomotive .. 93-102

Control Compartment No. 1 End
(Drawing) .......................................... 94

Control Compartment No. 2 End.
(Drawing) .......................................... 95

Emergency Operation ........................... 103-106

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5018 - 5019

GENERAL DATA

1. HORSE POWER AT THE WHEELS .......... 5000

2. CONTINUOUS TRACTIVE EFFORT

a. Low Speed Connection ..................... 119,000 Pounds at 15.8 MPH
b. High Speed Connection .................... 82,600 Pounds at 23.1 MPH

3. MAXIMUM NEGOTIABLE CURVE

a. Locomotive Coupled to Train ........... 10 Degrees
b. Locomotive Only .......................... 17 Degrees

4. GEAR RATIO ............................... 70/17

5. WHEEL DIAMETER ........................ 42 Inches

6. SPEED ....................................... 65 MPH

7. SAND CAPACITY .......................... 80 Cubic Feet

8. LENGTH ..................................... 101 Feet

9. WIDTH OF CAB ............................ 10 Feet 4 3/8 Inches

10. WIDTH OVER HANDRAILS ............. 11 Feet 0 3/16 Inches

11. HEIGHT

a. Rail to Top of Operator's Cab ........... 15 Feet 6 Inches
b. Rail to Top of Pantograph
(Locked Down) ................................. 16 Feet

12. TOTAL WEIGHT ON DRIVERS .......... 720,000 Pounds

13. TOTAL WEIGHT ............................ 720,000 Pounds

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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL DATA

14. CLASSIFICATION .......................... B-D+D-B-720/720
12GE746-11,000-V

a. Designation of Trucks and Axles (B-D+D-B)

B - a truck with two driving axles
D - a truck with four driving axles
indicates mechanical power transmitted through
locomotive platform
+ indicates mechanical connection between trucks
(drawbars, couplers, etc.)

b. Designation of Weight (720/720)

720 (before slant) denotes thousands of pounds on
drivers
720 (after slant) denotes total weight in thousands
of pounds

c. Designation of Traction Motors (12GE746)

12 - indicates number of motors per locomotive
GE746 - indicates type of motor

d. Operating Voltage (11,000 V)

11,000 V indicates voltage supplied to primary of
transformer

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