Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:40 am

I recently seen a reefer car on the small team track in Parkview Yard at Frelinghuysen Ave & E.Peddie St in Newark being unloaded to a tractor trailer M.Bross Produce of Newark. They have been doing this for over a decade now.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:13 am

I heard that grain is being transloaded here as well.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby ccutler » Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:30 pm

last week I saw two engines pull a covered hopper over the I 78 bridge. Hoping there is still a customer north of I 78 ;-)
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:20 am

Maybe it's for that paper company in Irvington near Coit St. I think the name of the company is Albert Paper Products. If you Google their name it shows a picture of RR tracks.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby ccutler » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:55 pm

I tend to think they were just going to use the run-around trackage near the end of the branch.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:26 am

I have to get up there and check it out.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby pumpers » Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:46 pm

FWIW, on Google Maps (dated 2018 but don't think that represents the actual images), up near the end of the line, just south of Nye Ave, on the west side of the warehouse-looking building just west of South 21st St, there are 2 boxcars. JS
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:50 am

I think that's Albert Paper Co. off of Coit St. That's good to hear that they're using rail instead of truck.
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Re: Hillside/Irvington industrial branch

Postby Joseph DeLuisi » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:38 am

Just spoke to someone at Manufacturers Reserve Building Supply on Woolsey St in Irvington, they receive the boxcars on the Irvington/Hillside Industrial Branch north of 78. So that's pretty good news.
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