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Stations of the New Jersey short line railroads

Edward H. Weber

Stations of the New Jersey short line railroads

by Edward H. Weber

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Published by Railroad Station Historical Society in Crete, Neb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Jersey.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad stations -- New Jersey.,
    • Railroads -- New Jersey.

    • Edition Notes

      Published as a supplement to v. 4 of the Railroad Station Historical Society"s Bulletin.

      Statementby Edward H. Weber and William F. Rapp.
      SeriesRailroad station monograph,, no. 2
      ContributionsRapp, William F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2771.N5 W42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5343405M
      LC Control Number72197576

      The New Jersey Short Line Railroad Association is an organization made up of railroads serving the Great State of New Jersey. The purpose of the Association is to address to find means of mitigating problems and finding solutions through collective effort and cooperation. Visit our website: e Size: KB. SOURCE: NEW JERSEY TRANSIT \\GISDEV01\ARC_FOLDERS\\ L eg nd Rail Station Passenger Rail Line Freight Line Abandoned Line STATE OF NEW JERSEY Governor Jon S. Corzine MAPPING BY THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Commissioner Kris Kolluri, Esq. DIVISION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUREAU OF .

      With over two hundred historical photographs, Railroads of Hoboken and Jersey City explores the cultural and commercial effects of railway travel in two important New Jersey cities, and follows the history of these railroads between the mids and the s, as well as exploring how the once vibrant waterfronts of Hoboken and Jersey City /5(4). Some New Jersey commuters are lucky enough to walk through historic train stations with stories as unique as the cities and towns in which they were built.

      Image: Stations on the NJ UGRR. Backstory New Jersey’s path to abolition for all of its citizens was a rocky one. In New Jersey passed its first abolition law, An Act for the Gradual Abolition of freed all black children born on or after July 4, , after serving an apprenticeship to their mother’s owner for 21 years for females and 25 years for males. New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Compiled and drawn by Frank Arnold Gray. Summary Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.


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