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EMD BL2

Janesville & Southeastern #52 at the National Railroad Museum
NameEMD BL2
PowertypeDiesel-electric
CaptionJanesville & Southeastern #52 at the National Railroad Museum
Gaugeussg
AarwheelsB-B
BuilderGeneral Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
BuildmodelBL2
Totalproduction58
BuilddateApril 1948 - May 1949
Localeeastern and midwestern United States
PrimemoverEMD 567B
Cylindercount16
Poweroutput1,500 hp (1,100 kW)
Tractiveeffort56,200 lbf (250 kN)

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The EMD BL2 is a four-axle B-B road switcher built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD). Often considered the "Ugly Duckling" of diesel offerings from EMD, the BL2 set the stage for the company's widely successful GP series of locomotives.

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Roster :
Serial numbers Railroad Road numbers Quantity
4449 - 4452 Monon 30-33 4
4724 - 4729 Chesapeake and Ohio¹ 80-85 6
5243 - 5244 Monon 34-35 2
5259 - 5262 Boston and Maine 1550 1553 4
5451 - 5458 Missouri Pacific 4104-4111 8
5528 - 5533 Florida East Coast 601-606 6
5921 - 5922 Western Maryland Railway 81-82 2
6013 - 6013 Chicago and Eastern Illinois 1600 - 1601 2
6134 - 6138 Rock Island 425-429 5
6275 - 6282 Chesapeake and Ohio 1840 1847 8
7428 Chicago and Eastern Illinois2 1602 1
8161 - 8166 Bangor and Aroostook 550 - 555 (later 50 - 55) 6
8420 - 8422 Monon 36-38 3
8616 - 8617 Bangor and Aroostook 556 - 557 (later 56 - 57) 2
Total 9 railroads 59 engines

4-axle general purpose diesel locomotives built by GM-EMD

BL1 * BL2 * GP7, GP7B * GP9, GP9B * GP15-1 * GP15AC * GP15T GP15D * GP18 * GP20 * GP20D * GP22ECO * GP28 * GP30 * GP30B * GP35 * GP38 * GP38AC * GP38-2/38-2L/38-2W * GP38H-3 * GP39 * GP39DC * GP39X * GP39-2 * GP40 * GP40X * GP40-2 * GP40P * GP40P-2 * GP40TC * GP49 * GP50 * GP59 * GP60 * GP60B * GP60M



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