Owner: Central Rail Road of New Jersey
Model:BLW 2-6-2TBuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
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CNJ 2-6-2T #200 - Central RR of New Jersey
Title:  CNJ 2-6-2T #200 - Central RR of New Jersey
Description:  First of the J1 class to be built by Burnham, Wms & Co (Baldwin) in 1902. These engines hauled suburban trains from Jersey City south to Perth Amboy (21.1 miles/34 km/h) or west to Somerville, NJ (34.7 miles/55.9 km/h). The trains were made up of 2-10 cars each weighing between 55,000 and 62,000 lb. The Perth Amboy could take anywhere from 32-52 minutes, the shorter time representing a two-car train making two stops and averaging 39.6 mph and the longer time a 20-stop train averaging 24.3 mph. The class was superheated in the 1920's. Specs - class J1, 63" drivers, 200 psi boiler pressure, 18x26" cylinders, engine weight of 189,900 lb, tractive effort of 22,731 lb. No exact date or photographer given for this photo.
Photo Date:  9/1/1927  Upload Date: 5/8/2016 4:44:52 AM
Location:  Communipaw, NJ
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  CNJ 200(2-6-2T)
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