Ferrocarril del Pacifico S.A.(Fepasa) D-1802  Contributor's Pick!       
The Country is Chile not Argentina
Date: 11/4/2006 Location: valparaiso,  AR Country Flag Views: 4363 Collection Of:   julio rojas
Locomotives: FEPASA D-1802(RSD20)    Author:  julio rojas
Ferrocarril del Pacifico S.A.(Fepasa) D-1802
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julio rojas General The country is Chile ,dont Argentina 10/6/2006 11:56:44 PM
Eric Larson General Awesome Picture no matter where it is:) 1/24/2007 6:38:22 PM
Neil Stutzman General Looks similar to the ALCO WMD-2 built for Indian Railways. 4/26/2007 4:57:44 PM
Bob Thomas General EMD G-12 with C-C trucks, meter gauge ? 2/13/2008 2:42:56 PM
Chuck Zeiler General According to the book, "The American Locomotive Company, A Centennial Remembrance", by Richard T. Steinbrenner, this is likely one of ten Alco RSD-20, DL-541 (Alco's specification) locomotives built for the Chilean State Railways in 1961. It was powered by a 12-cylinder Model 251B prime mover producing 1800 horsepower. It rode on lightweight Tri-Mount C-C trucks of a 12 foot 6 inch wheelbase. The height was 13 feet 1 inch, width was 9 feet 6 and 1/2 inches, length was 54 feet 6 inches, weight was 211,500 pounds, and it carried 800 gallons of fuel. Shortly after production of the Chilean order, the model RSD-20 was upgraded to Specification DL-543 with the introduction of the Model 251C prime mover, producing 2000 horsepower. 11/10/2009 5:56:59 PM
Fred Stuckmann General Great picture Julio. 11/9/2011 11:54:11 PM
Mike Boyle General great picture, what is the unit behind it? 2/6/2012 9:07:49 PM
Alan Liesse General That other one looks like a Whitcomb or a GE. 6/20/2012 1:32:57 AM
Jacob Lyman General Great photo! I lived in Argentina for two years so their motive power looks very similar to this Chilean engine. I actually lived for a time near the Anotfogasta to Salta route over the Andes. 4/12/2016 8:54:45 PM

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