New York Central FM H20-44 7100

New York Central FM H20-44 7100 at Avis, Pennsylvania, July 6, 1952. Photographer: Don Dover. Scanned from a 616 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.
New York Central FM H20-44 7100 at Avis, Pennsylvania, July 6, 1952. Photographer: Don Dover.

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NYC H20-44 7100

  • Group: New York Central 7100-7109
  • Railroad class: DFT-1A
  • Builder number: FM 20L23
  • Builder date: July, 1948
  • Order number: LD-44
  • Phase: I
  • Horsepower: 2000
  • Prime mover: Non-turbocharged FM 8-cylinder opposed piston 38D8 1/8
  • Main generator: Westinghouse WE474A
  • Traction motors: Four Westinghouse WE370F
  • Production: 96 units between April, 1950, and September, 1963
  • Union Pacific ownership: 19¬†units

New York Central 7100

Built in July, 1948, as New York Central 7100, part of the railroad’s first order for ten units. It was retired in June, 1964 and traded in to General Electric.

About This Image

Scanned from an 620 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist

Reference

  • William D. Edson, H.L. Vail, Jr., and C.M. Smith, New York Central System Diesel Locomotives, TLC Publishing, 1995, pg 116

 

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