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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:FM H-12-44Built As:PRR 8723 (H-12-44)
Serial Number:12L649Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1952
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 8723(H-12-44)
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Wreck on the PRR Low Grade Secondary west of New Bethlehem, PA
Title:  Wreck on the PRR Low Grade Secondary west of New Bethlehem, PA
Description:  Some hoppers overturned and tumbled down the bank into Redbank Creek. According to Dad, who was track supervisor at the time, this one was caused by track spreading. I believe I'm reading roster number 8723 in the locomotive in the lower right corner. If so, that makes it a Fairbanks-Morse Model H12-44. I'd appreciate any feedback from people more knowledgeable than I as to whether it looks like an F-M locomotive.
Photo Date:  3/14/1960  Upload Date: 1/6/2010 8:34:10 PM
Location:  New Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Maynard Krug
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives:  PRR 8723(H-12-44)
Views:  1091   Comments: 4
PRR "Pennsylvania 8717," FS-12M, 1961
Title:  PRR "Pennsylvania 8717," FS-12M, 1961
Description:  Here is a postal card entitled "Pennsylvania 8717." No Postmark. Caption On Reverse: "Switchers Nos. 8717 and 8723, built by Fairbanks-Morse, operate at Warren, Pa., August 17, 1961. Photo: Max Owen Collection." Both are FS-12M's built by Fairbanks-Morse during November of 1952 and rated at 1,200 horsepower each. #8717 was retired in October of 1967, but #8723 made it into the Penn Central era.
Photo Date:  8/17/1961  Upload Date: 1/10/2019 3:58:24 AM
Location:  Warren, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR 8717(H-12-44) PRR 8723(H-12-44)
Views:  63   Comments: 1


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