Chicago & North Western (CStPM&O) FM H16-66 170

Chicago & North Western (CstPM&O) FM H12-44 170, date, location, and photographer unknown. Scanned from a 620 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Chicago & North Western (CstPM&O) FM H12-44 170, date, location, and photographer unknown.

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C&NW (CStPM&O) H16-66 170

  • Group: Chicago St Paul Minneapolis & Omaha 168-170
  • Builder number: FM 16L170
  • Builder date: July, 1953
  • Order number: LD-150
  • 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 St Paul Minneapolis & Omaha 170 

Built as Chicago St Paul Mineapolis & Omaha 170 in July, 1953, part of the C&NW’s fourth order, for five units – it was the Omaha Road’s second order. It was retired in February, 1975, and scrapped by the Chicago & North Western 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

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