Baldwin S-12

Baldwin S-12

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Baldwin S-12 was a 1,200-horsepower diesel-electric locomotive intended for use in yard switching. The Baldwin Locomotive Works produced a total of 451 units between 1951 and 1956. Utilizing the powerful 6-cylinder 606A diesel engine prime mover, S-12s were known for their "lugging" power, despite being temperamental. At least six intact examples of the S-12 are known to survive today at railroad museums. SMS Lines operates S-12 #301 at the Penn Warner industrial park at Morrisville, PA. One unit that was converted from a Baldwin DS-4-4-1000 is in service today on the Whitewater Valley Railroad.
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135790250
  • 9786135790252