CSX 9553 Cold Start

CSX 9553 Cold Start | Train Fanatics Videos

CSX #9553 short high hood comes to life!

CSX 9553 (formerly L&N 2817) is owned by the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Over 481 GE U23B diesel electric locomotives were built between 1968 and 1977.

Quick Facts about the

  • current owner:Southern Appalachia Railway Museum/li>
  • Locomotive : GE U23B medium power road swticher
  • Power type: Diesel Electric
  • Builder: GE Transportation Systems
  • Loco weight: 242,000 lbs
  • Max speed: 70 mph
  • Tractive effort: 90,000 lbf

Let us know if you have seen this locomotive at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum in Tennessee. We would love to hear about your experience!

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