Central of Georgia FM 12-44 Roster

H12-44 Builder List | H12-44 Roster Index | H12-44 Phases

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
CofG 31512L7263/53LD-146III
CofG 31612L7273/53LD-146III
CofG 31712L7283/53LD-146III
CofG 31812L7293/53LD-146III

Southern Railway Merger

Southern Railway acquired control of the Central of Georgia in 1963. All four of the H12-44’s survived to the merger, but since they did not have m.u. capability, they were retired by 1969 and scrapped.

Succession

  • CofG 315 – retired July, 1965, traded in to EMD
  • CofG 316 – retired January, 1966, traded in to EMD
  • CofG 317 – retired July, 1965, traded in to EMD
  • CofG 318 – retired August, 1965, traded in to EMD

Retirements

  • 1965 – CofG 315, 317, 318
  • 1966 – CofG 316

Trade in to EMD

  • 1966 – CofG 315, 316, 317, 318

Reference

  • Digital Rail Artist – Fairbanks-Morse H12-44 Builder List and Phases
  • Larry Russell and Don Dover, “Southern Railway System Roster,” Extra 2200 South, November/December 1969, pg 19
  • Paul K. Withers, Warren L. Calloway and J. Harden Wilson, Diesels of the Southern Railway, 1939-1982, Withers Publishing