Norfolk & Western FM 12-44 Roster

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

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
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NKP 134N&W 213412L7213/53LD-143III
NKP 135N&W 213512L7223/53LD-143III
NKP 136N&W 213612L7233/53LD-143III
NKP 137N&W 213712L7243/53LD-143III
NKP 138N&W 213812L7253/53LD-143III
NKP 139N&W 213912L10823/57LD-206IVa
NKP 140N&W 214012L10833/57LD-206IVa
NKP 141N&W 214112L10843/57LD-206IVa
NKP 142N&W 214212L10853/57LD-206IVa
NKP 143N&W 214312L10863/57LD-206IVa
NKP 144N&W 214412L10873/57LD-206IVa
NKP 145N&W 214512L10883/57LD-206IVa
NKP 146N&W 214612L11013/58LD-215IVa
NKP 147N&W 214712L11023/58LD-215IVa
NKP 148N&W 214812L11033/58LD-215IVa
NKP 149N&W 214912L11043/58LD-215IVa
NKP 150N&W 215012L11053/58LD-215IVa
NKP 151N&W 215112L11063/58LD-215IVa
NKP 152N&W 215212L11074/58LD-215IVa
NKP 153N&W 215312L11084/58LD-215IVa
NKP 154N&W 2154N&W 3385:212L11094/58LD-215IVa
NKP 155N&W 215512L11104/58LD-215IVa
Wabash 384N&W 338412L7443/53LD-148III
Wabash 385N&W 338512L7453/53LD-148III
Wabash 386N&W 338612L7463/53LD-148III

Nickel Plate Merger

Norfolk & Western acquired 22 H12-44’s from the Nickel Plate Road in the 1964 merger.

Wabash Merger

Norfolk & Western acquired three H12-44’s from the Wabash in the 1964 merger.

Dispositions

  • Midwest Steel & Alloy – ex N&W 2140, 2146, 2155
  • Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey – ex N&W 2136, 2137, 2147, 2148, 2149, 2151, 2152, 2153
  • Pielet Brothers, McCook, Illinois – ex N&W 3386
  • Precision National Corporation, Mt Vernon, Illinois – N&W 2138, 2139, 2141, 2142, 2143, 2144, 2145, 2150

Succession

  • N&W 2134 – built as Nickel Plate Road 134 > to Norfolk & Western 2134 in the 1964 merger > retired July, 1971 > traded in to EMD February, 1972
  • N&W 2135 – built as Nickel Plate Road 135 > to Norfolk & Western 2135 in the 1964 merger > retired April, 1970 > traded in to General Electric April, 1970
  • N&W 2136 – built as Nickel Plate Road 136 > to Norfolk & Western 2136 in the 1964 merger > retired June, 1972 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, November, 1972
  • N&W 2137 – built as Nickel Plate Road 137 > to Norfolk & Western 2137 in the 1964 merger > retired March, 1972 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, November, 1972
  • N&W 2138 – built as Nickel Plate Road 138 > to Norfolk & Western 2138 in the 1964 merger > retired August, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, December, 1973
  • N&W 2139 – built as Nickel Plate Road 139 > to Norfolk & Western 2139 in the 1964 merger > retired November, 1975 >  sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, March, 1976
  • N&W 2140 – built as Nickel Plate Road 140 > to Norfolk & Western 2140 in the 1964 merger > retired March, 1975 > sold for scrap to Midwest Steel & Alloy, October, 1975
  • N&W 2141 – built as Nickel Plate Road 141 >to Norfolk & Western 2141 in the 1964 merger > retired September, 1972 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, November, 1972
  • N&W 2142 – built as Nickel Plate Road 142 > to Norfolk & Western 2142 in the 1964 merger > retired September, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, December, 1973
  • N&W 2143 – built as Nickel Plate Road 143 > to Norfolk & Western 2143 in the 1964 merger > retired December, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, March, 1974
  • N&W 2144 – built as Nickel Plate Road 144 > to Norfolk & Western 2144 in the 1964 merger > retired September, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, November, 1972
  • N&W 2145 – built as Nickel Plate Road 145 > to Norfolk & Western 2145 in the 1964 merger > retired September, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, November, 1972
  • N&W 2146 – built as Nickel Plate Road 146 > to Norfolk & Western 2146 in the 1964 merger > retired June, 1975 > sold for scrap to Midwest Steel & Alloy, October, 1975
  • N&W 2147 – built as Nickel Plate Road 147 > to Norfolk & Western 2147 in the 1964 merger > retired October, 1975 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, February, 1976
  • N&W 2148 – built as Nickel Plate Road 148 > to Norfolk & Western 2148 in the 1964 merger > retired May, 1974 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, March, 1975
  • N&W 2149  – built as Nickel Plate Road 149 > to Norfolk & Western 2149 in the 1964 merger > retired October, 1975 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, March, 1975
  • N&W 2150 – built as Nickel Plate Road 150 > to Norfolk & Western 2150 in the 1964 merger > retired February, 1973 > sold for scrap to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, May, 1973
  • N&W 2151 – built as Nickel Plate Road 151 > to Norfolk & Western 2151 in the 1964 merger > retired October, 1975 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, February, 1976
  • N&W 2152 – built as Nickel Plate Road 152 > to Norfolk & Western 2152 in the 1964 merger > retired October, 1975 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, February, 1976
  • N&W 2153 – built as Nickel Plate Road 134 > to Norfolk & Western 2153 in the 1964 merger > retired October, 1973 > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, February, 1974
  • N&W 2154 – built as Nickel Plate Road 134 > to Norfolk & Western 2154 in the 1964 merger > renumbered Norfolk & Western 3385 in deadline > retired April, 1971 > traded in to EMD
  • N&W 2155 – built as Nickel Plate Road 134 > to Norfolk & Western 2155 in the 1964 merger > retired June, 1975 > sold for scrap Midwest Steel & Alloy, October, 1975
  • N&W 3384 – built as Wabash 384 > to Norfolk & Western 3384 in the 1964 merger > retired April, 1971 > traded in to EMD
  • N&W 3385 – built as Wabash 385 > to Norfolk & Western 3384 in the 1964 merger > retired July, 1971 > traded in to EMD
  • N&W 3386 – built as Wabash 386 > to Norfolk & Western 3386 in the 1964 merger > retired June, 1969 > traded in to EMD > scrapped Pielet Brothers, McCook, Illinois

Retirement

  • 1969 – N&W 3386
  • 1970 – N&W 2135
  • 1971 – N&W 2134, 2154, 3384, 3385
  • 1972 – N&W 2136, 2137, 2141
  • 1973 – N&W 2138, 2142, 2143, 2144, 2145, 2150, 2153
  • 1974 – N&W 2148
  • 1975 – N&W 2139, 2140, 2146, 2147, 2149, 2151, 2152, 2155

Trade in to EMD

  • 1969 – N&W 3386
  • 1972 – N&W 2134, 2154, 3384, 3385

Trade in to General Electric

  • 1970 – N&W 2135

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