Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 2130

Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 2130, location, date and photographer unknown. Scanned from a 616 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 2130, location, date and photographer unknown.

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MILW H16-66 552

  • Group: Milwaukee Road 2125-2130
  • Railroad class: 16 F RS6
  • Builder number: FM 16L695
  • Builder date: September, 1953
  • Order number: LD-153
  • Phase: IIa
  • 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
  • Southern Pacific ownership: 6 units

Milwaukee Road 2130 > Milwaukee Road 555 > Milwaukee Road 549 > Milwaukee Road 526

Built as Milwaukee Road 2130 in August, 1953 and renumbered Milwaukee Road 555 in December, 1959. It was renumbered Milwaukee Road 549 in December, 1973, and Milwaukee Road 526 in December, 1973. It was retired in February, 1976, scrapped in June, 1976 at the Milwaukee Shops.

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
  • J. Michael Gruber, Diesels of the Milwaukee Road, Volume 1, Withers Publishing, 2010, pgs 191-195

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