Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 552

Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 552 at St Paul, Minnesota, September 2, 1971. Photographer: Dennis Schmidt. Scanned from a 120 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Milwaukee Road FM H16-66 552 at St Paul, Minnesota, September 2, 1971. Photographer: Dennis Schmidt.

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MILW H16-66 552

  • Group: Milwaukee Road 2125-2130
  • Railroad class: 16 F RS6
  • Builder number: FM 12L760
  • Builder date: August, 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 2127 > Milwaukee Road 552 > Milwaukee Road 529

Built as Milwaukee Road 2127 in August, 1953 and renumbered Milwaukee Road 552 in December, 1959. It was renumbered Milwaukee Road 529 in December, 1973, and retired in February, 1976. It was 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