GE 65-ton switcher

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US Army 65-ton locos at the Picatinny Arsenal.

The GE 65-ton switcher is a diesel-electric locomotive built by General Electric. It had a B-B wheel arrangement, with models producing 400-550 hp. [1]

The 65-ton is an upgraded GE 44-ton with a heavier frame and a more powerful diesel engine. [2]


  1. ^ Lewis, Edward A. (1996). American Shortline Railway Guide. Kalmbach Publishing. p. 369. ISBN 0-89024-290-9. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ Barry, Steve (2006). Rail Power. Voyageur Press. p. 144. ISBN 978-0-7603-2547-6.