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Steam Locomotives of the
Predecessor Railroads

Baltimore & Delta Railroad
Maryland Central Railroad

Number Type Date Built Builder
& No.
Cylinders Drivers Weight
1 2-6-0 10/1881 Brooks #596 14"x18" 41" 46,000
Notes: Named "Enoch Pratt"
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 1
2 2-6-0 3/1881 Baldwin     54,000
Notes: Named "John M. Dennison"
May have been built by Snyder
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 2
3 2-8-0 4/1882 Baldwin #6134 15"x20" 36" 60,000
Notes: Named "Thomas C. Jenkins"
Built as Denver & Rio Grande No. 292
Received around August of 1882
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 3
4 2-8-0 4/1882 Baldwin #6140 15"x20" 36" 60,000
Notes: Named "George S. Brown"
Built as Denver & Rio Grande No. 293
Received around August of 1882
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 4
5 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #707 15"x20" 49" 56,000
Notes: Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 5
6 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #708 15"x20" 49" 56,000
Notes: Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 6
7 4-4-0 9/1887 Pittsburgh #949 15"x20" 49" 56,000
Notes: Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 7

 

Peach Bottom Railway
York & Peach Bottom Railway

Number Type Date Built Builder
& No.
Cylinders Drivers Weight
1 0-6-0 5/1874 Porter-Bell #190 9.5"x14" 30" 22,000
Notes: Named "Rufus Wiley"
Some sources list weight as 20,000
Bolier burst near Laurel, 6/29/1882 - engine was beyond use
Sold to a lumber company near Williamsport, Pa.
Sold to Cohn & Goldberg Lumber Co. (Zeigler Lumber Co.) in Alabama in 8/1905
2 2-4-0 1874 Porter-Bell #205 10"x16" 36" 27,000
Notes: Named "S.G. Boyd"
3 0-6-6 6/1876 Mason #561 12"x16" 34" 38,000
Notes: Was sold in 1878 or 1881
4 2-6-0 10/1878 Baldwin #4442 12"x16" 36" 39,000
Notes: Cost $5,500
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 14
5 2-6-0 10/1882 Pittsburgh #624 12"x18" 42.5" 40,000
Notes: Some sources list drivers as 36"
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 15
6 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #705 12"x18" 43" 40,000
Notes: Some sources list cylinders as 15"x20", drivers as 49", weight as 56,000
Became Baltimore & Lehigh No. 16

 

Baltimore & Lehigh
Narrow Gauge

Number Type Date Built Builder
& No.
Cylinders Drivers Weight
1 2-6-0 10/1881 Brooks #596 14"x18" 41" 46,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 1
2 2-6-0 3/1881 Baldwin     54,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 2
Wrecked in April 1891 at Overshot Trestle
3 2-8-0 4/1882 Baldwin #6134 15"x20" 36" 60,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 3
Sold to the Banner Lumber Co.
Sold to Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Co. and became Kentwood & Eastern No. 22
Sold to SI&E in 1920
Sold to J.H. Burnaman
4 2-8-0 4/1882 Baldwin #6140 15"x20" 36" 60,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 4
5 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #707 15"x20" 49" 56,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 5
Sold to Newport & Shermans Valley RR (as their No. 5) in 1901
6 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #708 15"x20" 49" 56,000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 6
Sold to Tionesta Valley RR (as their No. 8) in 1900
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4-4-0 9/1887 Pittsburgh #949 15"x20" 49" 56.000
Notes: Formerly Maryland Central No. 7
Sold to Bellaire, Zanesville & Cincinnati RR (as their No. 11) in August of 1900
8 4-4-0 1/1883 Grant #1524 14"x20" 46" 48,000
Notes: Purchased second-hand from Grant around June of 1892
Formerly Toledo, Cincinnati & St. Louis RR series 74-76
9 4-4-0 1/1883 Grant #1525 14"x20" 46" 48,000
Notes: Purchased second-hand from Grant around June of 1892
Formerly Toledo, Cincinnati & St. Louis RR series 74-76
10 2-6-0 12/1893 Brooks #2411 15"x20" 42" 56,000
Notes: Had a boiler pressure of 160 lbs.
May have weighed 74,000 lbs.
Sold to Newport & Shermans Valley RR (as their No. 7) in 1901
11 2-6-0 1882 Hinkley      
Notes: Purchased second-hand from Addison & Pennsylvania Rwy. in 1894
Either A&P No. 1 (#1575) or A&P No. 2 (#1576)
12 4-4-0 1882 Hinkley #1582?      
Notes: Purchased second-hand from Addison & Pennsylvania Rwy. (No. 3) in 1894
Sold to Tuscarora Valley RR in 1900?
13 4-4-0 1882 Hinkley #1583?      
Notes: Purchased second-hand from Addison & Pennsylvania Rwy. (No. 4) in 1894
14 2-6-0 10/1878 Baldwin #4442 12"x16" 36" 39,000
Notes: Formerly York & Peach Bottom No. 4
Wrecked in April 1891 at Overshot Trestle
15 2-6-0 10/1882 Pittsburgh #624 12"x18" 36.5" 40,000
Notes: Formerly York & Peach Bottom No. 5
May have had 42.5" drivers
16 4-4-0 9/1883 Pittsburgh #705 12"x18" 43" 40,000
Notes: Formerly York & Peach Bottom No. 6
Wrecked in March 1892 at Little Gunpowder bridge
Boiler was used at Glenarm

 

Baltimore & Lehigh
Standard Gauge

Number Type Date Built Builder
& No.
Cylinders Drivers Weight
1 4-6-0 8/1900 Richmond #3101 19"x24" 62" 127,200
Notes: Was found to be too heavy for the former narrow gauge track and trestles after delivery and was returned to the builder to be resold.
Sold to Toledo, St. Louis & Western RR on February 13, 1901
Numbered as TStL&W No. 109, class E-2, later reclassed as G-6
In 1924 became Nickel Plate No. 809, class P-5
Scrapped in August of 1927
2 4-6-0 8/1900 Richmond #3102 19"x24" 62" 127,200
Notes: Was found to be too heavy for the former narrow gauge track and trestles after delivery and was returned to the builder to be resold.
Sold to Toledo, St. Louis & Western RR on February 13, 1901
Numbered as TStL&W No. 110, class E-2, later reclassed as G-6
In 1924 became Nickel Plate No. 810, class P-5
Scrapped in February of 1929
3 4-6-0 8/1900 Richmond #3103 19"x24" 62" 127,200
Notes: Was found to be too heavy for the former narrow gauge track and trestles after delivery and was returned to the builder to be resold.
Sold to Toledo, St. Louis & Western RR on February 13, 1901
Numbered as TStL&W No. 111, class E-2, later reclassed as G-6
In 1924 became Nickel Plate No. 811, class P-5
Scrapped in July of 1929
4 4-6-0 8/1900 Richmond #3104 19"x24" 62" 127,200
Notes: Was found to be too heavy for the former narrow gauge track and trestles after delivery and was returned to the builder to be resold.
Sold to Little Rock & Hot Springs Western RR as their No. 5
Sold to StLIM&S, then Missouri Pacific as their No. 7601
Was still active in 1925 but off the roster by 1929
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4-6-0 8/1900 Richmond #3105 19"x24" 62" 127,200
Notes: Was found to be too heavy for the former narrow gauge track and trestles after delivery and was returned to the builder to be resold.
Sold to the Shamokin Coal Company and became Mt. Carmel & Natalie RR No. 5
Became Philadelphia & Reading RR second No. 526 in 1908
Scrapped in 1922
20 0-4-0 9/1887 Pennsylvania RR 15"x24" 50" 69,600
Notes: Purchased from the Pennsylvania RR in August 1900
Some sources list engine weight as 72,000
21 4-6-0 10/1881 Pennsylvania RR #599 18"x22" 50" 84,800
Notes: Purchased from the Pennsylvania RR in December 1900
22 4-6-0 10/1881 Pennsylvania RR #597 18"x22" 50" 84,800
Notes: Purchased from the Pennsylvania RR in December 1900

 

York Southern Railroad

Number Type Date Built Builder
& No.
Cylinders Drivers Weight
1 4-4-0 7/1895 Baldwin #14354 16"x24" 62" 80,540
Notes: Named "S.M. Manifold"
Became Maryland & Pennsylvania RR No. 1
2 2-6-0 8/1895 Baldwin #14408 17"x24" 56" 92,380
Notes: Named "J.C. Neville"
Became Maryland & Pennsylvania RR No. 2
3 4-4-0 11/1895 Baldwin #14547 16"x24" 62" 80,540
Notes: Named "W.F. Walworth"
Became Maryland & Pennsylvania RR No. 3

 

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