||CB&Q 2-6-0 Class H-1 35
||Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad 2-6-0 Class H-1 35 presumably on the Erie at Paterson, New Jersey, sometime in 1891, photographer unknown, Chuck Zeiler collection. This locomotive was built by the Rogers Locomotive & Machine Works of Paterson, New Jersey in December 1891 (c/n 4624) as a Mogul type for the CB&Q. An interesting note about the Rogers Works (later, a subsidiary of Alco). The Works did not have a direct rail connection. The nearest railroad was the Erie, about a mile from the factory. The finished locomotives were hauled through the city of Paterson first on temporary tracks laid in the streets and pulled by teams of as many as 20 horses. Later, when streetcars were operating in Paterson, heavy flatcars were used, again using "horsepower". During 1898 the CB&Q adopted a locomotive classification system, this locomotive became a class H-1, one of 116 H-1's from various builders and CB&Q subsidiary railroads. During 1904, the CB&Q adopted a numbering system for locomotives, this locomotive became 1089. It was retired in May 1927.
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