old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

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old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

Postby pumpers » Sat Dec 10, 2016 4:35 pm

Some 100+ year-old tracks along the Delaware bay by Sunset Beach (just west of Cape May) were recently unearthed by the tides.
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the tracks were owned by the Atlantic City Railroad Co. and leased to the Cape May Sand Co.

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news ... 30b7a.html
The site has some video. JS
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Re: old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

Postby liftedjeep » Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:51 am

-I visited Sunset Beach in Nov of 2014 when the tracks first appeared.

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/archiv ... ?id=106043

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Re: old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

Postby GOLDEN-ARM » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:48 pm

like the fec key west extension, this is literally the "railroad that went to sea". :P
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Re: old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

Postby RailsEast » Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:38 pm

Hmm, I guess the press is a bit late (as usual); Ben got the scoop TWO YEARS ago here. Thanks for the report pumpers, and thanks Ben, your south Jersey reports are always appreciated, and 'on time'... :-)
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Re: old tracks in Sunset Beach by Cape May

Postby 161pw165 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:23 pm

RailsEast wrote:Hmm, I guess the press is a bit late (as usual); Ben got the scoop TWO YEARS ago here. Thanks for the report pumpers, and thanks Ben, your south Jersey reports are always appreciated, and 'on time'... :-)
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In their defense, the Press did say the tracks originally appeared in 2014. What isn't said is how they got covered back up again for 2 years - by man or by nature?
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