Locomotive names of North America beginning with J

Steam locomotives with names beginning with J that have operated in North America:

Name Railroad, # Builder, s/n Build date Whyte type Notes
J. A. Conant R&B 26 Hinkley 549 1854 4-4-0 Ex-2nd Know Nothing.
J. A. Rhomberg A&NW 1 Paul 12/1881 4-4-0  
J. B. Clark PP&J 6 Portland 3/1865 4-4-0 Rn 1881 for Wabash, St Louis & Pacific 488; rn 1488.
J. B. Fisher TT 27 Grant 1501 6/1882 2-6-0 NG; ex-Texas & St. Louis RR #27 7/2/1886; sold 7/2/1886 Arizona Narrow Gauge Ry. #1; sold to Los Angeles dealer after 1894.
J. B. Haggin HMCo 1 Baldwin 4669 1879 0-4-0 On display at Deadwood, South Dakota.
J. B. Jervis NIRR Amoskeag 1856 4-4-0  
J. B. Kehlor TT 55 Grant 1544 10/1882 2-6-0 NG; SG'ed 4/1887; sold 4/1900 to Redwater Lumber Co.
J. Buell M&SP 61 Hinkley 1867 4-4-0 Rn #245 in 1898; off roster by the end of 1898.
J. Burdette (1st) R&B 29 Taunton 366 1865 4-4-0 Ex-Governor Underwood.
J. Burdette (2nd) R&B 38 Taunton 466 1869 4-4-0 Rn #36; Ex-CV #71 W. C. Smith; rn E. W. Horner; Became Central Vermont #226.
J. C. Ainsworth DRR Cooke 1862 4-2-4T 5 ft ga; rb to SG in 1880; became OR&N 1.
J. C. Anderson GL&LC Baldwin 4286 1878 2-6-0 Ex-H&NP #3; Sold to Ad&SL as #3; Became Central Vermont #12; Renumbered #4.
J. C. Davis B&O 600 B&O M C 1875 2-6-0 First passenger mogul on B&O; retired 1926; now in the B&O Museum in Baltimore, Md.
J. C. Neville Ma&Pa 2 Baldwin 14408 1895 2-6-0 Built for the York Southern at the time of its conversion to standard gauge; retired in 1927.
J. C. Paige H&TC 12 Schen 506 9/1868 4-4-0 Off roster by 1901.
J. C. Pratt O&LC 2nd 1 Malone   4-4-0 Rn 1/1/1891 301 W. J. Rust; scrapped before 6/27/1892.
J. Clark (1st) CV 1 Baldwin 1849 4-4-0 Rb 9/12/1863; sold 1879 to Southeastern RR; sold to an iron mine at Bessemer, Ont.; scrapped.
J. Clark (2nd) CV 1 CV St Albans 1880 2-6-0 Rn 1/1/1900 #306.
J. D. B. DeBow Tn&P Rogers 1870 4-4-0  
J. D. Giddings H&TC 11 Norris 1860 4-4-0 Off roster by 1887.
J. D. Goldman TT 8 Grant 11/1880 2-6-0 NG; sold 12/22/1890 to Dilley Connelly & Mansfield, Tyler, Tx.
J. D. Hatch CV 73 CV St Albans 11/1870 4-4-0 Rn 1/1/1900 #18.
J. D. Wolfe HR Cooke 1862 4-2-4T  
J. E. Terry A&BV Baldwin 8251 1886 2-4-0 Originally Visalia RR #3 Goshen; s 1897 to Southern Pacific then returned; burned in roundhouse fire.
J. Edgar Thompson NCe 14 Winans 3/1851 0-8-0 Camelback.
J. F. Crosby T&NO 3 Baldwin 3958 7/1876 4-4-0 Rn 1885 #563; rn 1901 #142; scr 12/20/1915 San Antonio.
J. F. Crosby H&TC 67 Cooke 825 9/1872 0-4-0 Off roster by 1901.
J. G. Downey SF&NP 2 Union 14 1870 4-4-0 Became NWP #6; Scr 7/31/1915.
J. G. Garner M&SP 62 Hinkley 1867 4-4-0 Rn #246 in 1898; rn #1225 in 1899; sold 1906 to J. Marsh as #23.
J. G. Kellogg SF&A 1 SF&A shops 1/1866 4-4-0 Sold 6/1870 to CP #176 Kellogg.
J. G. Marshall M&I Rogers 193 11/1849 4-4-0  
J. G. McCullough B&R 14 Schen 4199 1894 4-4-0 Sold to Rutland as #180; Renumbered #864; Renumbered #84; Sold 10/1920 to Ft. Smith & Western as #6.
J. Goodyear A&S 7 Cooke 5/1865 4-4-0  
J. H. Benedict M&SP 142 Danforth 1867 4-4-0 Off roster by 1899.
J. H. Cheney LB&Mi 22 Baldwin 4457 10/1878 4-4-0  
J. H. Devereux LSMS 317 LSMS Buffalo 1875 4-4-0  
J. H. Devereux USM Jersey 1862 4-4-0 J. H. Devereux at Alexandria, Virginia, between 1857 and 1865.
J. H. Draughan TT 67 Grant 1576 12/1883 2-6-0 NG; SG'ed 12/1895; sold 11/1901 to Zwolle & Eastern 1st #101.
J. H. Kamonman GH&SA 52 Manch 899 6/1881 4-4-0 Rn 1885 # 692; rn 1901 #183; sold 1/26/1907 to B. Co. Ltd., Mobile, Al., Col. Merrill.
J. H. Kimball CV 55 M & Aldus 6/1865 4-4-0 Ex-Mansfield.
J. H. Ramsey A&S 4 Cooke 8/1864 4-4-0  
J. H. Timberlake VC Rogers 592 7/1855 4-4-0 This locomotive was originally ordered and begun for the Chicago & Rock Island but diverted to the Virginia Central.
J. H. Williams R&B 34 Taunton 512 1870 4-4-0 Became Central Vermont #224; Scrapped 1900.
J. J. Austin A&S 16 Dickson 29 1867 4-4-0  
J. J. Chetwood NJR&T Rogers 1859    
J. K. Graves A&NW 3 Paul 6/1882 4-4-0  
J. Knickerbocker R&S 21 Schen 139 1856 4-4-0 Rn 27; Became D&H #116.
J. L. Hallett O&C 10 Baldwin 2697 2/1872 4-4-0 Rn 1891 #1248; rn 1906 #1503; sold 12/30/1911 to Sheridan & Willamina #6.
J. L. Martin B&W 3     2-4-0 NG; transferred to CV; rebuilt to 4-4-0; scrapped 1901.
J. L. Mason CV 76 Rhode 1441 1/1884 2-6-0 Built to replace #76 St. Alexander; Rn 1/1/1900 #329.
J. L. Mitchell WU 3 Rogers 602 8/1855 4-4-0 Ex-R&M Delavan.
J. L. Sloss TT 6 Porter 338 6/1879 2-6-0 NG; Sold 1888 to Queen City Lumber Co.
J. M. Cook R&S 20 Schen   4-4-0 Rn 21; to D&H #115; scr 1887.
J. M. Foss CV 26 CV St Albans 9/1869 4-4-0 Rb 11/1870; replaced 2nd Express; rn 1888 #33.
J. M. Haven R&B 32 Rutland 9/1870 4-4-0 Became Central Vermont #222; equipped with snowplow; rb 1888; Scrapped 1900.
J. M. Kelso TT 72 Grant 1582 12/1883 2-6-0 NG; SG'ed 1890; sold 4/1893 to Hershey Land & Lumber Co, Sargent, Mo.
J. M. Marvin R&S 30 Schen 432 1867 4-4-0 To D&H #125; rb as 2-8-0.
J. M. Pinkerton CV 80 CV St Albans 1871 4-4-0 Rn 1879 #41 to replace Randolph.
J. M. Ryder CalP 9 Mason 318 7/1869 4-4-0 Rn 1891 #1187; scr 7/6/1895.
J. M. Weaver TT 12 Grant 11/1881 2-6-0 NG; sold 3/10/1891 to Tyler Car & Lumber Co.
J. M. Williams R&S Taunton 87 1851 4-4-0 Ex-Col. Williams; To D&H #110; scrapped 1881.
J. N. Stegall TT 13 Grant 1420 11/1881 2-6-0 NG; sold 12/1892 to Tyler Car & Lumber Co.
J. Nickerson ATSF 18 Taunton 563 4/1872 4-4-0  
J. O. Pattee M&PDC 47 Rogers 1238 2/1865 4-4-0 Became M&SP #118 in 1868; off roster by 1898.
J. P. Douglas TT 7 Porter 337 6/1879 4-4-0 NG; SG'ed 11/1886; sold 11/19/1886 to Gulf & Ship Island Ry, Ripley, Ms.
J. P. Jackson NJR&T Rogers 259 4/1851 4-4-0  
J. P. Whaling MS&P 139 Danforth 1867 4-4-0 Off roster by 1890.
J. Q. Hoyt CV 3 CV St Albans 1875 4-4-0 Rn 1/1/1900 #37.
J. R. Langdon CV 25 CV St Albans 1874 2-6-0 Sold 9/1890 to NLN #175.
J. R. Langdon NLN CV St Albans 1874 4-4-0 Ex-CV #25; to NLN 9/1890 (11/21/1890 ?); rn 12/1890 #25; rn 8/1891 #175; became CV #132.
J. R. Moores CP 125 Globe 1865 4-4-0 Rb coal 4/8/1872; wrecked with #37 3/3/1869; scr by 1886.
J. R. Morris H&TC 23 Schen 649 8/1870 4-4-0  
J. S. Farlow O&LC 2nd 7 Malone   4-4-0 Rn 1/1/1891 #307; scrapped before 5/31/1895.
J. S. Ruckell OSNCo 3 Cooke 1865 4-4-0 5 ft ga; rb to SG 1880; became OR&N #3.
J. Souther USM Jersey City      
J. V. Lewis TT 75 Rhode 1454+ 4/1884 2-6-0 NG; SG'ed 4/1887; sold 4/1901 to Frank Kendall, Kedron, Ar.
J. Villagram FCHN 6 Baldwin 9867 3/1889 2-8-0 NG; became NdeM #6 in 1908.
J. W. Bowker V&T 21 Baldwin 3689 1875 2-4-0 Sold 1896 to Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Co #3; Stored in Ca since 1937.
J. W. Brown TT 22 Grant 3/1882 2-6-0 NG; sold 9/1887 to Lutcher & Moore, Orange, Tx.
J. W. Cruse H&TC 46 Rogers 1974 2/1872 4-4-0 Rn 1901 #12; scr 9/1908.
J. W. Hobart (1st) CV 68 Manch 7/1869 4-4-0  
J. W. Hobart (2nd) CV 19 CV St Albans 1884 4-4-0 Built to replace Bethel; Rn 1/1/1900 #54.
J. W. Hunt TD&I 2 Porter 304 6/1878 0-4-2T Ordered by J. W. Hunt, owned by Clark, Post & Martin; to TD&B #7 8/1879.
J. W. Ladd WW&CR 6 Porter-B 292 2/1878 2-6-0 S 7/1881 Columbia & Puget Sound #6; rn Rainier; may have been sold to Mike Earles in 1898.
J. W. Nicholson NEG 2 Baldwin 1876 4-4-0  
J. W. Paramore TT 5 Brooks 345 7/1879 4-4-0 NG; Sold 6/23/1887 to Connotton Valley & Straitsville; sold 1889 to New York Equipment Co.
J. W. Patterson B&O 3 Wm Norris 1838 4-2-0 Used on the Washington branch.
J. W. Pierce O&LC 2nd 3 Taunton 435 6/1868 4-4-0 Rn 1/1/1891 #303; Scrapped.
J. W. Sprague OSNCo Cooke 1878 4-4-0 5 ft ga; Standard gauged in 1880 became OR&N #6.
J. W. Van Valkenburgh A&S 22 Dickson 50 1/1870 2-6-0  
J. W. Young U&N 2 Grant 11/1874 4-4-0 Scr c. 1881.
Jack Morgan W&A Rogers 351 11/1852 4-4-0 Ex-New Jersey.
Jackson ATSF 203 Baldwin 4416 9/1878 4-4-0  
Jackson H&TC 10 Norris 1860 4-4-0 Off roster by 1887.
Jackson S&HV Rogers 454 1/1854 4-4-0 5 ft 4 in gauge.
Jackson V&J Baldwin 147 11/1840 4-2-0 Off roster by 5/1866; listed in Railway & Locomotive Historical Society bulletin #101 as Commercial RR.
Jacob B. Eastman T&R Taunton 143 1853 4-4-0  
Jacob Brack SJ&SN 3 Porter 510 8/1882 0-4-4T Sold to SP of Calif. #1025; scr 8/1899.
Jacob Edwards CV 43 CV St Albans 1882 2-6-0 Built to replace #43 Bolton.
Jacob H. Schiff TT 43 Grant 1519 8/1882 4-4-0 NG; SG'ed 7/1887; sold 2/24/1900 to Bodcaw Lumber Co, Stamps, Ar.
Jacob Leonard A&S 9 Cooke 10/1865 4-4-0  
Jacob Little NY&H Rogers 62 12/1844 4-4-0  
Jacob Rogers SLSF 73 Baldwin 1882 2-8-0 Rn 273, 707, 2707; scr 1915.
Jacob Waelder GH&SA 11 Manch 653 6/1874 4-4-0 Rn 1885 #646; rn 1901 #148; scr 11/30/1913 Houston.
Jalisco FCCM 17 Baldwin 6006 1/1882 4-4-0  
James Archibald D&H 1402 D&H 1930 4-8-0  
James Brooks NA&S NA&S NA   4-4-0 Became LNA&C 14, Samson, in 1859.
James Donnelly L&N 424     4-4-0 Camelback loco.
James Irvine TD&B 16 Mason 635 10/1880 0-6-6T To TC&SL #16.
James F. Gamble L&N M & Richardson      
James Gadsden C&SC Rogers 413 8/1853 4-4-0  
James Guthrie L&N M & Richardson      
James K. Polk N&C Rogers 537 10/1854 4-4-0  
James M. Foss CV CV St Albans 1869 4-4-0  
James M. Lowry M&M 6 Schen 15 8/1852 4-4-0 Became M&PDC #6 in 1861; became M&SP #76 in 1868; rb 4/1871; off roster by 1899.
James Madison RF&P 618 Baldwin 1944 or 1945 4-8-4  
James Ross S&In Rogers 394 5/1853 4-4-0  
James S. Corry SC Baldwin 905 12/1859 4-6-0 This unit was also named Wm. M. Stockton.
James Sedgley LIRR Northern RR 1862 4-4-0 Sold 8/1869 to Bennington & Rutland as 1st #5 Lebanon.
James Sullivan GH&SA 46 Manch 838 11/1880 4-4-0 Rn 1885 #697; rn 1901 #188; scr 4/30/1912 Houston.
James Toleman       4-4-0 Displayed by Hawthorne, Leslie & Co. of Eng.
James Waters M&SP 64 Hinkley before 8/1864 4-4-0 Ex-Washington; off roster by 1885.
Jamestown D&SE 3 Baldwin 4115 7/1877 4-4-0 To TD&B #30 6/1881.
Janus Bo&W Mason 438 3/1871 0-6-6-0 Double ended; Also used on Western of Massachusetts; sold 1874 to LV #164; wrecked 1877.
Jason C. Pierce C&SL Norris 1837 4-2-0  
Jay Gould R&S Taunton 100 1852 4-4-0 Ex-Gov. Chittenden; to D&H #112; scrapped 1881.
Jed P. Clark CV 77 Rhode 1442 1/1884 2-6-0 Built to replace #77 Edward Blake; rn 1/1/1900 to #330.
Jefferson USM Norris      
Jefferson City SCV 1 Baldwin 3715 1876 4-4-0 Built for San Jose & Newark RR; s to South Pacific Coast; off roster by 1894.
Jenny Lind CuV 14 Wilmarth 1851 2-2-2 Rb 1878 as 2-2-4 inspection locomotive; scr 3/1905.
Jenny Lynn PiC 3 Crown 1964   On display in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Jersey City NYOW 48 Baldwin 2840 6/1872 2-8-0 Sold before 1880.
Jersey City   NY Loco   4-4-0  
Jim Biddle GH&SA 59 Manch 924 9/1881 4-4-0 Rn 1885 #703, 660; rn 1901 #182; scr 4/30/1912 Houston.
Jo. B. Stephens O&C 3 Hinkley 199 9/1848 4-4-0 Ex-Michigan Central Gazelle 11/1869 to Oregon Central RR; Rn 1891 #1172; scr 4/26/1898 Sacramento.
Joe Douglas DS&CV 3 Porter 513 8/1882 0-4-2T S c. 1900 to Lake Arrowhead Development Co.
Joel Crawford W&A Rogers 452 12/1853 4-4-0  
John A. Griswold R&S 27 Schen 404 1865 4-4-0 To D&H #122; rn #414; off roster by 1902.
John A. Willink RL&NF Rogers 317 5/1852 4-4-0 Ordered by and built for A. Boody & Co. for the RL&NF.
John B. Alley H&D 1 Rhode 71 10/1868 4-4-0 Transferred to M&SP in 1872; rn #180 in 1899; rn #1411 in 1910; off roster in 4/1909.
John B. Jervis D&H 1401 ALCO 1927 2-8-0 Auxiliary engine on rear tender truck.
John Bailie M&SP 147 Hinkley 1869 4-4-0 Rn #1242 in 1899; s 1907 to Oglesby & Granville Railroad; rn #1421 in 1910; returned to M&SP in 1913; rn #140 in 1913; off roster by 10/1917.
John Barkley L&D Rogers 434 10/1853 4-4-0 Built for the Lexington & Danville but never delivered; reassigned to serial number 503 and sold 6/27/1854 to Mobile & Ohio Railroad as Macon.
John Belton O'Neall G&C Rogers 411 7/1853    
John Bolton CR&B Rogers 18 12/1839 4-2-0  
John Bradley T&R Taunton 92 1852 4-4-0  
John Brough M&I Baldwin 1850    
John Buddle GMANS Hackworth 1838 (?) 0-6-0  
John Bull C&A Stephenson 25 6/1831 0-4-0 John Bull circa 1893 Shipped in kit form from Liverpool, England, on July 14, 1831, arriving (after first landing in Philadelphia) in Bordentown, NJ, on September 4; assembled, by September 15, at C&A's Bordentown shops by Isaac Dripps; crank axle broke in the summer of 1833; later had a pilot added to make it a 2-4-0 (this pilot also included what may have been the first cowcatcher ever installed on an engine operating in North America), also a cab was added at about the same time; side linkage rod removed to make it a 4-2-0; by the late 1840s it was only used for light passenger work; converted to stationary test engine in 1849; recognized as a piece of history by the New Jersey State Agricultural Society in 1858; out of service by 1866; restored for operation in the 1876 centennial celbration in Philadelphia; acquired by the Smithsonian in 1885; operated from New York to Chicago in April 1893; restored & operated for its 150th birthday in 1981; now the oldest operable steam engine in the US; stored at the Smithsonian; an excellent source for information on this engine is The John Bull - 150 Years a Locomotive written by John H. White, Jr., published by Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981.
More information: Wikipedia.
John C. Breckenridge P&C Lancaster 1/1857 4-4-0 Sold to PRR; rb.
John C. Calhoun Wi&R Baldwin 181 11/1843 0-6-0 This engine had a flexible-beam truck.
John C. Gault M&PDC 51 Rogers 1866? 4-4-0 Became M&SP #122 in 1868; rb 1872; off roster by 1899.
John C. Gibson H&TC 68 Baldwin 4643 5/1879 4-4-0 Ex-Waxahachie Tap RR #1; off roster by 1901.
John C. Pratt O&LC 2nd 4 Taunton 431 4/1868 4-4-0 Renamed H. A. Church; Renumbered #304; Scrapped 1895.
John C. Williams SP&C 10 Taunton 545 10/1871 4-4-0 Became M&SP #179 in 1872; rn #1270 in 1899; off roster in 2/1906.
John Campbell IRR 10 Baldwin 14206 1/1895 4-6-0 Became Detroit Southern #62.
John Cook A&S 6 Cooke 5/1865 4-4-0  
John Crombie (1st) CV 39 Baldwin 1849 4-4-0 Ex-Keystone; wrecked before 1874.
John Crombie (2nd) CV 39 CV St Albans 1874 4-4-0 Built to replace 1st John Crombie.
John Dawson H&TC 4 R Norris 1858   Off roster by 1885.
John Elkins WU 7 Rogers 682 6/1856 4-4-0 Ex-R&M Wm. C. Allen.
John Ellison IRR 8 Pittsburgh 277 4/1873 4-4-0  
John F. Dravo PCGC&C Pittsburgh c. 1871 0-4-0  
John Gray M&SP 164 Taunton 586 10/1872 4-4-0 Rn #1283 in 1899; rn #1449 in 1910; off roster by 1913.
John H. Couch O&C 13 S & Perkins 11/1853 4-6-0 Built as a 2-6-0; rb into 4-6-0 1870 at Alttona Machine Shop and rn PRR #76; sold to Oregon Central; rn 1891 #1508; sold 1/1892.
John H. Doane NCe 33 Lancaster 12/1856 4-4-0 Renum 7/1872 #59; off roster by 1878.
John Hadley C&W 1 Pittsburgh 786 7/1885 0-4-0 S 1888 to Cleveland & Canton #1.
John Halliday TT 30 Grant 1441 6/1882 2-8-0 NG; SG'ed 2/1887; sold 1/17/1900 to James Hand Lumber Co, Nortac, Ms.
John Hancock B&O 8 D & Gartner 1835 0-4-0 Given to Maj. Pangborn to look like earlier locos in 1892; rn Thomas Jefferson.
John Howe R&B 22 Amoskeag 51 1852 4-6-0 Rn 1869 H. E. Chamberlain; rb as 4-4-0; scr 1890.
John Kenedy H&TC 36 Rogers   4-4-0  
John Krauss TT 82 Rhode 1461 6/1884 2-6-0 NG; boiler removed 1/25/1890 for stationary service; scrapped.
John Lawler M&SP 135 Taunton 473 8/1869 4-4-0 Ex-H. C. Atkins.
John Lucas C&At 1 Baldwin 1878 2-4-4  
John M. Dennison B&D 2 Baldwin (?) 1881 (?) 2-6-0 Listed in C. B. Chaney's notes as built by Baldwin, but doesn't appear in the Baldwin catalog.
John M. Gilkeson TT 14 Grant 1421 11/1881 2-6-0 NG; sold 4/1/1890 to Paragould & Buffalo Island Ry #2.
John Marshall RF&P 613 Baldwin 1944 or 1945 4-8-4  
John Molson C&SL K. Hutton 1847 2-2-2  
John P. Kennedy NCe 26 B&S shops 11/1855 4-4-0 Rb 1865 as 4-6-0.
John P. Nelson SA&AP 20 Bladwin 8742 8/1887 4-4-0 Rn 1908 #32; off roster by 1917.
John Paine T&B Schen c. 1867 4-4-0  
John Parham TT 18 Grant 3/1882 2-6-0 NG; sold 9/1886 to Coeur D'Alene Ry & Nav Co #1; sold 1904 to Mason & Oceana #1; transferred to L'Anse, Mi, 1910.
John Plankinton M&M 11 Menominee 1853 4-4-0 Became M&PDC #11 in 1861; rb 5/1867; became M&SP #81 in 1868; rb 1876; rn #259 in 1898; rn #1434 in 1899; s 5/1904.
John Quincy Adams B&O 1   1835 0-4-0 Rn 1850 #6; Given to Maj. Pangborn to look like earlier locos in 1892; rn Traveller.
John Randolph RF&P 617 Baldwin 1944 or 1945 4-8-4  
John S. Gittings NCe4 Winans 12/1851 0-8-0 Camelback; sold 1878 to Baltimore & Potomac RR.
John S. Hearn H&TC 31 Rogers   4-4-0  
John Schrier O&LC 34 Mason 294 11/1868 4-4-0 Ex-CV #62 Richmond; rn 1/1/1891 #334 W. K. Blodgett.
John Simonds R&B 31 Taunton 483 1869 4-4-0 Rb 1874; Became Central Vermont #221.
John Smith CV 2 H & Drury 1850   Rebuilt 2/7/1856; wrecked after 3/31/1869.
John Stevens C&A Norris 1849 6-2-0  
John T. Terry T&NO 2 Baldwin 3659 10/1874 4-4-0 rn 1885 #562; off roster by 1/1897.
John Talbot TT 69 Grant 1577 12/1883 2-6-0 NG; SG'ed 8/1887; sold 12/1/1900 to Lufkin Land & Lumber Co.
John Taylor WU 5 Rogers 655 3/1856 4-4-0 Ex-R&M Freeport.
John Thomas BSO&B 4 P Bell 433 7/1881 2-4-0  
John W. Cary M&SP 47 Hinkley 747 7/1865 4-4-0 Off roster by 1898.
John W. Chandler FS 7 Brooks 900 1883 4-4-0 Sold 1900 to Bellaire, Zanesville & Cincinnati RR.
John Westover A&S 11 Cooke 5/1866 4-4-0  
Johnathan UW 3 Baldwin 4982 2/1880 4-4-0  
Jos. G. Eastland MV&MT Heisler   2T Heis  
Joseph Adams M&M 38 Breese Kneeland 1857 4-4-0 Became M&PDC #38 in 1861; rb 1867; became M&SP #108 in 1868; off roster by 1890.
Joseph Clark CV Baldwin 1849 4-4-0 Originally a 4-2-2; rebuilt into new config. in 1863; sold 1877 to Southeastern Ry.
Joseph Field Tonw Rogers 158 1/1849 4-4-0  
Joseph Hickson CV 83 Rhode 1448 1/1884 4-4-0 Named for a company director;built to replace #83 North Star; renum #100 in 1900; scrapped 1923.
Joseph Rudd M&SP 125 Baldwin 1753 8/1868 4-4-0 Off roster by 1899.
Joseph W. Nesbitt P&B 3 Grant 1/1873 2-6-0 Delivered to P&B with NC lettering.
Juana Hor 4 Baldwin 21825 3/1903 2-8-2 According to Gerald M. Best in his 1968 book Mexican Narrow Gauge, this was the only 2-ft gauge 2-8-2 that was ever built for use in North America.
Jucaro Juc Rogers 77 1/1846 4-4-0  
Judge Kingan FLA&P 2 Baldwin 4132 8/1877 2-6-0 Rn #104, 414 and 1403.
Judge Weller R&S Rogers K&G 340 1852 4-4-0 Ex-Plattsburgh; became D&H #105; scrapped 1881.
Judy S&J 2 Baldwin 44801 1/1917 2-8-0 S 2/1970.
Judy TT 2 I. R. Adams 10/1880 2-4-0 NG; Sold 6/18/1886 to Nathaniel Weston, Humphrey, Ar.
Jumbo L&H     2-8-0  
Junction O&C 9 Baldwin 2696 2/1872 4-4-0 Rn 1891 #1247; scr 10/1/1905 Brooklyn.
Juniatta P&R P&R Reading 1855 2-6-0 Has rigid leading truck.
Juno B&O Winans 1/1848 4-4-0 Rb 1856.
Juno CP 161 Schen 566 6/1869 4-4-0 Rn 1891 #1228; in Rocklin roundhouse fire 11/27/1873; rb 3/18/1874; sold 11/18/1905 to Nevada Northern #1.
Jupiter (1st) Bo&W Stephenson 1834 0-4-0 scrapped 1845.
Jupiter (2nd) Bo&W H & Drury 39 4/1845 4-4-0 Inside connected.
Jupiter CP 60 Schen 505 7/1868 4-4-0 Rebuilt 1886; Rn 1891 #1195; s to GVG&N #1 5/1894; Sold to Gila Valley RR #1; s 1902 to Arizona & Colorado RR #1; Used to build half of first transcontinental RR.
Jupiter LNA&C 6 Norris 1851 4-4-0 Ex-NA&S Bedford.
Jupiter SCRC 3 Baldwin 3972 8/1876 4-4-0 Sold 2/1885 to Guatemala Central #3; rn 6/1901 #61; sold 1928 to International Railways of Central America #84; sold 1964 to O. Roy Chalk; donated for display at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, WDC; donated to Smithsonian for complete restoration.
Jupiter SRR Baldwin 1480 4/1866 4-4-0 Off roster after 1877.

Photo credits

  • J. H. Devereux - Cropped from a scan of the original photograph available through the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division website.  The original photograph was created by Andrew J. Russell.  The MARC record for this photograph (retrieved July 16, 2009) asserts that there are "no known restrictions on publication."
  • John Bull - Cropped and retouched from a scan of the original photograph available through the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division website. As the photograph was published in the United States before 1923, I believe it to be in the public domain.