|Title||Diagrams: D.L. & W. Railroad, General Electric Tri-motor type 4-04 locomotive, 1930.|
|Object Name||Drawing, Technical|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Classification book sheets: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad GE Tri-motor type 4-0-4 [040-040] locomotive, 1930. Blueprint (white on blue), 4-1/2" high x 10-1/2" wide. Two drawings.
Dimensioned side elevation and typical end elevation sheets for this "Freight & Switch" locomotive "Combination Trolley - Oil Electric - Battery" that was powered in three ways - from the overhead pantograph, diesel electric and battery electric. Date drawings were made is not indicated, probably early 1930s (note holes marked in left margin for punching and placement in book.) While not so marked as M.P. & E. [Motive Power & Equipment] sheets, they conform in size to typical ones.
Sheet Y-2, side elevation: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Combination Trolley - Oil Electric - Battery, Freight & Switch Locomotive; tonnage rating class 4; Road No. 3501-3502.
Sheet Y-3, end elevation: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Combination Trolley - Oil Electric - Battery, Freight & Switch Locomotive; Road No. 3501-3502. Type. 040-040. Extensive specifications including General Electric serial numbers.
Note according to Taber, these units were scrapped in 1946.
The Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken was the main eastern terminus for the railroad's passenger service and certain freight operations. This equipment was used in Hoboken. It is unknown if the drawings were made in Hoboken or at one of the many other DL&W facilities, although the engineering department was at one time in Hoboken.
The sheets were a routine method for inventory of motive power and other stock.
|Year Range from||1930.0|
|Year Range to||1940.0|
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
|Caption||both sheets enhanced|