Southern Pacific #1218

Technical Data

BuilderAmerican Locomotive Co. (ALCO)
Number1218
DateApril 1955
TypeS6
Wheel ArrangementB-B
PowerDiesel-Electric (900 hp)
Gross Weight116 tons
Tractive Effort1750

History

  • Built new as Southern Pacific #1051
  • Renumbered #1218 in the 1965 system wide renumbering of locomotives
  • Retired 1980
  • Purchased by Foster Farms and used at their Burrel, CA facility
  • Donated to PLA 2004
  • Moved to Niles Canyon September 2005
  • Undergoing restoration Brightside, CA