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specifications:
power:  1,200 hp1,x117
weight:  246,000 lbsde245,x117
tractive effort:  61,600 lbsx117
  engine:  FM 38B8-1/8, 6 cyl opposed-piston101,x117
fuel capacity:  1,200 gals101,de245
gear ratio:  68:14101,x117
trucks:  Type-A switcher trucks
  generator:  FM / Westinghouse DGZJ101,x117
traction motors:  FM DRZH101,x117
dynamic brakes:  none
 
roster:
541 class
road
number
model builder info history and configurations disposition
 
ATSF
 541:1 
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ATSF H12-44TS 541:1 BSAWZ
  H12-44TS
builder:  FM1,7,63,x117
date:  May567,63,x117
serial no.:  12-L-102163
frame no.:  12L10217,x117
order no.: 
numbered:   541:1 
delivered:   date 
assignments:
        at delivery:  Chicago, Dearborn
          Station101,de245
        1971 AMTK lease:  Chicago, 21st St coach
          yards to Union Stationde245
    • paint:  BSAWZ101,de245p
    •: steam generator:1
        boiler:  1,200 gal101,de245
        generator:  Vapor-Clarkson OK-4070, 4,740
          lbs per hr101,de245
  repainted:   541:1 de245p,x117p before 20May65
    • paint:  BYT2,
lease:  to AMTK 1971de245
lease:  from AMTK 1972de245
retired:  1Jun72x117
sold:  to Allison Steel Mfg Code245
    6Oct72101
 
ATSF
 542:1 
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ATSF H12-44TS 542:1 BSAWZ
  H12-44TS
builder:  FM1,7,63,x117
date:  May567,63,x117
serial no.:  12-L-102263
frame no.:  12L10227,x117
order no.: 
numbered:   542:1 
delivered:   date 
assignments:
        at delivery:  Chicago, Dearborn
          Station101,de245
        1971 AMTK lease:  Chicago, 21st St coach
          yards to Union Stationde245
paint:  BSAWZ50p,101,de245p,x117p
    steam generator:1
        boiler:  1,200 gal101,de245
        generator:  Vapor-Clarkson OK-4070, 4,740
          lbs per hr101,de245
  repainted:   542:1 50p,de245p before
    11Jun72de245
paint:  BYT2
lease:  to AMTK late71101,de245
cab:
extended all-weather windows:  engineer's
side101
lease:  from AMTK mid74101,de245
retired:  7May74101,x117 / May741
  scrapped:  de245
 
ATSF
 543:1 
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ATSF H12-44TS 543:1 BSAWZ
  H12-44TS
builder:  FM1,7,63,x117
date:  May567,63,x117
serial no.:  12-L-102363
frame no.:  12L10237,x117
order no.: 
numbered:   543:1 
delivered:   date 
assignments:
        at delivery:  Chicago, Dearborn
          Station101,de245
        1971 AMTK lease:  Chicago, 21st St coach
          yards to Union Stationde245
    • paint:  BSAWZ50p,101,de245p
    •: steam generator:1
        boiler:  1,200 gal101,de245
        generator:  Vapor-Clarkson OK-4070, 4,740
          lbs per hr101,de245
  repainted:   543:1 1p,44p,50p,de245p before
    15Apr67de245
    • paint:  BYT2
lease:  to AMTK late71101,de245
    • extended all-weather windows:  engineer's
        side101,de245p
lease:  from AMTK mid74101,de245
retired:  7May74101,x117 / May741
  lupd:  Albuquerque NM101
preservation:  CSRM101,de245,x117
    Mar86101
preservation:  IRM101 Aug09101
 
references
    1 Joe McMillan, Santa Fe's Diesel Fleet, 1975.
    7 Tom Chandler / Railspot, ATSF roster information.
  44 Joe McMillan, High Green to Marceline; Santa Fe in Color Series:  Volume One, 1989.
  50 Lloyd E. Stagner, Santa Fe 1940-1971 in Color -- Volume 1:  Chicago-Kansas City, 1992.
  63 E. D. Worley, Iron Horses of the Santa Fe Trail, Southwest Railroad Historical Society, 1965.
101 Evan Werkema, "ATSF H12-44TS 543," Santa Fe Preserved Locomotives.
 
de245  "Santa Fe's H12-44TS," Diesel Era, vol. 24, no. 5, September / October 2013.
x117  "Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe, Part Two," Extra 2200 South, issue 117, March 1999.
 
abbreviations
AMTK -- Amtrak
ATSF -- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
BSAWZ -- black with silver / aluminum / white zebra stripe paint
BYT2 -- blue with yellow ends and yellow trim paint
  CSRM -- California State Railroad Museum
FM -- Fairbanks-Morse
IRM -- Illinois Railway Museum
 
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