Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Niagara Junction Railway center-cab electrics

A total of 7 of these General Electric model E10B were acquired in 1952 by this 11-mile (19 km) shortline with numerous sidings, road numbers 14-20. The operation became part of Conrail on 1 April 1976 and NJ 20 was later Conrail 4756 whose electric operation was discontinued in 1983 and this unit was sold for scrap.

Output: 1,000 hp
Traction motors: 4 x GE 731 (one on each axle)
Weight: 252,000 lb (114 tonnes)
Gear ratio: 87:16
Tractive effort:  57,600 lb

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