ATSF Fairbanks Morse H12-44 523

ATSF FM H12-44 523, date, location, and photographer unknown. Scanned from a 620 positive owned by Digital Rail Artist
ATSF FM H12-44 523, date, location, and photographer unknown.

ATSF H12-44 523

  • Group: ATSF 519-526
  • Railroad class: 503 class
  • Builder number: FM 12L605
  • Builder date: August, 1952
  • Order number: LD-131
  • Phase: Ib
  • Horsepower: 1200
  • Prime mover: Non-turbocharged 6-cylinder FM opposed piston 38D8 1/8
  • Main generator: Westinghouse 481B
  • Traction motors: Westinghouse 362B
  • Production: 338 units between May, 1950, and March, 1961
  • ATSF ownership: 62 units

ATSF 523 > ATSF 622:2

Built as ATSF 523 in August, 1952, part of the railroad’s fourth order, for eight units. It was renumbered ATSF 622 (second) in March, 1973, retired in December, 1970, and sold to Precision National Corporation, Mt Vernon, Illinois, in June, 1971.

About This Image

Scanned from a 620 positive owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • John F. Kirkland, The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 99-100
  • OldATSFRR.org – ATSF FM H12-44 roster