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Title [Locomotive]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID V1974.022.7.174
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Date 1836
Description Locomotive used in 1836 / by Brooklyn + Jamaica RR. / Known as class No 3. of Baldwin design. / First used on Long Island in May 1836. / They hauled 15 freight cars weighing 15 tons each. / Average speed for passenger trains is 20-25 miles an hour. [handwritten on recto]

Profile view of a locomotive used in 1836 by Brooklyn and Jamaica Railroad. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Railroads
Copyright Public Domain