Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2393

Southern Pacific FM H12-44 2393 at Tucson, Arizona, March 5, 1966. Photographer: unknown.

SP H12-44 2393

  • Group: Southern Pacific 1587-1596
  • Railroad class: FS412-5
  • Builder number: FM 12L1080
  • Builder date: February, 1957
  • Order number: LD-1205
  • Phase: IVa
  • 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 1595 > Southern Pacific 2393

Built as Southern Pacific 1595 in February, 1957, part of the fifth order for ten units. It was renumbered Southern Pacific 2393 in the 1965 general renumbering, and was retired in September, 1974. It was sold for scrap to Purdy Metals, Ewing, California, in December, 1974.

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