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KM ML-4000: The End Of Diesel-hydraulic Power
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- Krauss-Maffei Cab Units - The first six ML4000's of 1961 were referred to by K-M as "Prototypen", while the
... with direct-geared hydraulic transmissions, delivering 33% adhesion factors --
at a ... dwarfed all European power of the day, and most American diesels as well
! ... could run in the last throttle notch for hours on end, climb mile-high grades in
- Southern Pacific Camera Car ex Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 - ex SP Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 #9113 nee #9010 ... The only survivor of the fleet
of German built diesel hydraulics SP 8799 ex SPMW 1166 nee SP #1, ... It
underwent a number of modifications to the front end detail, mostly involving ...
page 30 - line drawings of the later KM's; SP 1973 Motive Power Annual page 89
- photo ...
- Trackside Classic: The VW Bus' 2200 HP Big Brother – And It Had ... - Jun 26, 2012 ... The ML 4000 was much more powerful than the typical US ... The KM's were
soon phased out, as the railroads preferred to keep maintenance ... This is
fascinating, I never knew the diesel-hydraulics ever made it to such high power.
.... The Beginning Of The End · Classic Curbside Classic: 1986 Alfa Romeo ...
- locomotive (vehicle) :: Types of diesel motive power -- Encyclopedia ... - Although motive power for a train-set can be incorporated into a car that also has
... Locomotives (10 to 4,000 horsepower), which may have mechanical
transmission if very low-powered or hydraulic transmission ... In 1987 one of
these sets established a world speed record for diesel traction of 238 km (148
miles) per hour.
- Rio Grande Diesel Roster, Part 3 - UtahRails.net - Feb 17, 2014 ... Roster listing of Rio Grande diesel locomotives, Part 3. ... of the Denver & Rio
Grande Western Railroad, from K-M ML4000 no. 4001 through EMD SD50 no.
5517. ***. Krauss-Maffei ML4000 — 3 units ... Diesel-hydraulic design. d. ... on
both ends, two units had a snowplow installed to only the front end, and ...