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specifications:
power:  3,900 hp3,4,102,150
weight:  285,940 lbs3,4,150
tractive effort, continuous:  68,100 lbs @ 18.3 mph3,4,150
  engine:  one 16 cyl102, 7FDL-16J23,4,150
fuel capacity:  3,050 gals3,4
gear ratio:  83:203,4,150
trucks:  GE floating bolster trucks, with 40-in wheels, and Timken bearings3,4,120,150
  generators:
  main:  GMG186150
  auxiliary:  GY27150
alternator: 
traction motors:  four 752AG150
dynamic brakes:  extended-range flat @ 27.0 mph3,4,150
 
roster:
7400 class
road
number
model builder
information
history and configurations disposition
ATSF
 7400 
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ATSF B39-8 7400
BYW2
B39-8
builder:  GE11
date:  Jan847
serial no.:  431487
requisition no.:
production order no.:
  131011
numbered:  ATSF B39-8  7400 :
    • delivered:   date :
    • assignment: 
    • paint:  BYW2
    • RCE:  Locotrol master3
    • RCE:  removed  date 3
retired:  Nov92
sold:  to GE ???95;
sold:  to Conrail  date 
ATSF
 7401 
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ATSF B39-8 7401
BYW2
B39-8
builder:  GE11
date:  Dec844,7
serial no.:  444934,7
requisition no.:
production order no.:
  132011
numbered:  ATSF B39-8  7401 :
    • delivered:   date :
    • assignment: 
    • paint:  BYW2,
  wrecked:   location and date ,
  lubo:  Topeka KSx89 2Nov88x89 for wreck
    repairs,
retired:  Nov92
  lubo:  Topeka KS ???95;
sold:  to NRE Jan97
ATSF
 7402 
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ATSF B39-8 7402
BYW2
B39-8
builder:  GE11
date:  Sep847
serial no.:  444947
requisition no.:
production order no.:
  132011
numbered:  ATSF B39-8  7402 :
    • delivered:   date :
    • assignment: 
    • paint:  BYW2
retired:   date 
sold:  to GE ???95
 
references:
    3 Kevin EuDaly, Santa Fe 1993-1994 Annual, 1994.
    4 Kevin EuDaly, Santa Fe Rails, vol. 1, 1996.
    7 Tom Chandler, ATSF roster information hosted at QStation.org.
  11 David Dallner, private ATSF roster information.
102 Cinthia Priest, The Santa Fe Diesel, Volume Two:  1960-1995, Paired Rail Railroad Publications, Ltd., 1998.
150 "Santa Fe Diesel Diagrams," folio section K.
 
  x89 "Extra 2200 South," issue 89, October-December 1988.
 
abbreviations:
abbreviations:
ATSF -- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
GE -- General Electric
lubo -- laid up, bad order
NRE --
RCE --
paint designation:
 BYW2  -- blue/yellow warbonnet paint
 
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