Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2361

Southern Pacific FM H12-44 236 at Santa Clara, California, 1973. Photographer: Clint Nestell.
Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2361 at Santa Clara, California, 1973. Photographer: Clint Nestell.

SP H12-44 2361

  • Group: Southern Pacific 1529-1538
  • Railroad class: FS412-2
  • Builder number: FM 12L766
  • Builder date: May, 1953
  • Order number: LD-154
  • Phase: III
  • 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
  • Southern Pacific ownership: 94 units

Southern Pacific 1535 > Southern Pacific 2361

Built as Southern Pacific 1535 in May, 1953, part of the second order for ten units. It was renumbered Southern Pacific 2361 in the 1965 general renumbering, and was retired in December, 1973. It was sold for scrap to Purdy Metals, Benicia, California, in May, 1974.

About This Image

Scanned from an 8×10 photographic print owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • John F. Kirkland, The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 99-100
  • Joseph A. Strapac, Southern Pacific Diesel Locomotive Compendium, Volume 2: Post-1965 SP and Cotton Belt Numbers Union Pacific Transition, Shade Tree Books, 2007, pg 63