Fairmont Switch Tamper
1985 Pettibone Model 300M
1985 PETTIBONE MODEL 300M CAPACITY; DRAWBAR Pull (on tires) 33,000 lbs. (14568.5 kg) Drawbar Pull (on rail wheels) 17,500 lbs. (7938 kg) 44 wheel air over hydraulic, full contact bladder type. Spring actuated emergency system on front axle. Manual parking brake on drive shaft. STEERING: ^ FOUR-WAY - Front Wheel, Four Wheel, Rear Wheel and Crab Modes. Orbitrol full hydraulic steering with pilot check valves on front steering cylinders. WEIGHTS: Diesel G.M.C. Total 48,000 lbs. (21,772.43 kg) Front Wheels 2,400 lbs. (10,886.22 kg) Rear Wheels 2,400 lbs. (10,886.22 kg) STANDARD EQUIPMENT: Deluxe two-man cab, power shift transmission, torque converter, planetary axles, 4-wheel drive, 4-wheel air over hydraulic brakes, 4-wheel power steering, 17-1/4 x 4" (438.15 x 101.6 mm) bladder brakes, parking brake, adjustable seat, seat belt, headlights, tail and stoplight, license bracket, air horn, dry type air cleaner, engine compartment side panels, foot throttle, batteries, voltage regulator, alternator, starter, Maxim Silencer muffler, locks on all tanks. Amp meter, hour meter, engine temperature, engine oil pressure, fuel, torque converter, oil temperature gauges, automatic engine warning system, windshield wiper (truck type) front and rear, heater, defroster, directional signals, electrically operated rail sanders, 56-1/2 gage rail wheel attachment, backup alarm, two West Coast mirrors. Weight 50,000 lbs, has a/c,
Machine was built as a rail car mover, all functions for the couplers have already been originally installed by the manufacturer. To adapt this into a rail car mover, all that has to be done is to purchase the couplers (pockets already on machine) and fish the hoses to the proper fittings.