||CNJ 2-6-2T #200 - Central RR of New Jersey
||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.
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