Central Railroad of New Jersey FM H10-44 9702

Central Railroad of New Jersey FM H10-44 9702 at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 26, 1972. Photographer: J.W. Hulsman. Scanned from a 616 positive owned by Digital Rail Artist.
Central Railroad of New Jersey FM H10-44 9702 at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 26, 1972. Photographer: J.W. Hulsman.

CNJ H10-44 9702

  • Group: Baltimore & Ohio 300-306
  • Ex: Baltimore & Ohio 9702
  • Railroad class: SD-34
  • Builder number: FM 10L88
  • Builder date: December, 1948
  • Order number: LD-51
  • Weight: 247,000 lbs.
  • Gear ratio: 68:14
  • Horsepower: 1000
  • Prime mover: Non-turbocharged 8-cylinder FM opposed piston 38D8 1/8
  • Main generator: Westinghouse 481B
  • Traction motors: Westinghouse 362D
  • Production: 195 units between August, 1944, and April, 1950
  • Central Railroad of New Jersey ownership: 10 units

Baltimore & Ohio 302 > Baltimore & Ohio 9702 > Central Railroad of New Jersey 9702

Built as Baltimore & Ohio 302 in 1948. It was renumbered B&O 9702 in the general renumbering of early 1957. It became Central Railroad of New Jersey 9702 on May 1, 1970, and was sold for scrap to Naparano Iron & Metal of Newark, New Jersey, in March, 1972.

About This Image

Scanned from a 616 positive negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • James Mischke, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Diesel Roster, 2nd. Ed., Panther Hollow Press, 1998, pg 77
  • John F. Kirkland, The Diesel Builders: Fairbanks-Morse and Lima-Hamilton, Interurban Press, 1985, pgs 98-99