The Davenport Diesel - Hydraulic
# 57


A Sturdy Workhorse!

All photos by Dave Derfelt





Locomotive features:

Power plant - 4 Cylinder Industrial Diesel (various manufacturers).
Drive system - Hydraulic with direct gear drivebox on Main Axle - Two Stage Displacement for high / low speed range.
Weight - 5500 lbs.
Driver Diameter - 14"
Rigid Wheel Base - 36"
Minimum Radius of Curves - 45'
Brakes - Automatic Train Air with Independent on locomotive.
Air Sanders for traction.
Spacious cab with dome light and lighted gauges.
Additional air line on each end for air tools or auxilaries.
Available in 6-wheel or 4-wheel versions.
Flame-cut stress relieved & Blanchard ground plate steel frame and end buffers.
Sturdy hood and cab construction with thought-out access for oil filters, etc.
Fully equalized suspension.