Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1611

Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1611 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, September 5, 1964. Photographer: unknown. Scanned from a 620 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist
Chicago & North Western FM H16-66 1611 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, September 5, 1964. Photographer: unknown.

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C&NW H16-66 1611

  • Group: Chicago & North Western 1605-1612
  • Builder number: FM 16L665
  • Builder date: November, 1952
  • Order number: LD-137
  • Phase: Ib
  • 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 1611

Built as Chicago & North Western 1611 in November, 1952, as part of the third order, for eight units. It was retired in May, 1969, and traded in to EMD the same month.

About This Image

Scanned from a 620 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