Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2377

Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2377 at San Francisco, California, June 16,1963. Photographer: Neil Shankweiler. Scanned from a 620 negative owned by Digital Rail Artist
Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2377 at San Francisco, California, June 16,1963. Photographer: Neil Shankweiler.

SP H12-44 2377

  • Group: Southern Pacific 1577-1586
  • Railroad class: FS412-4
  • Builder number: FM 12L1064
  • Builder date: October, 1956
  • Order number: LD-201
  • Phase: IV
  • 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 1579 > Southern Pacific 2377

Built as Southern Pacific 1579 in October, 1956, part of the fourth order for ten units. It was renumbered Southern Pacific 2377 in the 1965 general renumbering, and was retired in March, 1975. It was sold for scrap to W Silver in El Paso, Texas, in June, 1975.

About This Image

Scanned from a 620 negative 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