Milwaukee Road FM H10-44 770

Milwaukee Road FM H12-44 770 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, August 20, 1978. Photographer: Neil Shankweiler. Scanned from a 120 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Milwaukee Road FM H12-44 770 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, August 20, 1978. Photographer: Neil Shankweiler.

MILWaukee H10-44 770

  • Group: Milwaukee Road 1812
  • Railroad class: 10 F-S
  • Builder number: FM L1014
  • Order number: LD-6
  • Builder date: July, 1946
  • Order number: LD-6
  • Horsepower: 1000
  • Prime mover: FM opposed piston 38D8 1/8
  • Main generator: Westinghouse WE481B
  • Traction motors: 4¬†Westinghouse WE362D
  • Production: 195 units between August, 1944, and April, 1950
  • Milwaukee Road ownership: 24 units

Milwaukee Road 1812 > Milwaukee Road 770

Built as Milwaukee Road 1812 in July, 1946, as part of the railroad’s third order, for a single unit. It was renumbered Milwaukee Road 770 in August, 1959, and retired in October, 1981. It was sold to Chrome Crankshaft in January, 1982.

About This Image

Scanned from a 120 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • J. Michael Gruber, Diesels of the Milwaukee Road, Volume 1, Withers Publishing, 2010, 78-86
  • John F. Kirkland,¬†The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 98-99