Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1513

Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1513, West Chicago, Illinois, March 25, 1951. Scanned from a 620 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1513, West Chicago, Illinois, March 25, 1951

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C&NW H16-66 1513

  • Group: Chicago & North Western 1510-1514
  • Builder number: FM 16L276
  • Builder date: February, 1951
  • Order number: LD-93
  • Phase: Ia
  • Horsepower: 1600
  • Prime mover: Non-turbocharged 8-cylinder FM opposed piston 38D8 1/8
  • Main generator: Westinghouse 497B2
  • Traction motors: Six Westinghouse 370DEZ
  • Production: 51 units between January, 1951, and October, 1958
  • Chicago & North Western ownership: 43 units

Chicago & North Western 1513

Built as Chicago & North Western 1513 in February, 1951, part of the first order, for five units. It was retired November, 1972, disposition unknown.

About This Image

Scanned from a 120 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • John F. Kirkland, The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 99-100
  • Paul K. Withers and Don Strack, Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Withers Publishing, 1995, p 148
  • Paul K. Withers, “Fairbanks-Morse H16-66,” Diesel Era, July/August, 1997, pgs 19-28
  • Paul K. Withers and David R. Sweetland, Train Master: The Most Useful Locomotive Ever Built, Withers Publishing, 1997, pgs 89-96

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