Milwaukee Road Fairbanks Morse H12-44 1831

Milwaukee Road Fairbanks Morse H12-44 1831, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 24, 1951. Photographer: unknown. Scanned from a 620-sized photographic print owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Milwaukee Road Fairbanks Morse H12-44 1831, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 24, 1951. Photographer: unknown.

Milwaukee H12-44 1831

  • Group: Milwaukee Road 1828-1832
  • Railroad class: 12 F-S
  • Builder number: FM 12L431
  • Builder date: March, 1951
  • Order number: LD-108
  • Phase: I
  • 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
  • Milwaukee Road ownership: 47 units

Milwaukee Road 1831 > Milwaukee Road 755

Built as Milwaukee Road 1831 in March, 1951, part of the railroad’s second order, for five units. It was renumbered Milwaukee Road 755 in August, 1959, and retired in October, 1972. It was sold for scrap to Klein Industrial Salvage Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in September, 1973.

About This Image

Scanned from a 620-size photographic print owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • J. Michael Gruber, Diesels of the Milwaukee Road, Volume 1, Withers Publishing, 2010, 86-96
  • John F. Kirkland, The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 99-100