Newark Erie branch/ DL&W connection.

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Dcell
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Re: Newark Erie branch/ DL&W connection.

Post by Dcell » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:38 am

I did some searching on Google maps and I could follow the rail line all the way to Piaget Avenue, where is seems to end?

CarterB
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Re: Newark Erie branch/ DL&W connection.

Post by CarterB » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:10 am

Bay State Milling gets covered hoppers in that area. Not sure of any other rail users in that area.
Bring back the Slumbercoaches!!

Dcell
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Re: Newark Erie branch/ DL&W connection.

Post by Dcell » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:08 pm

Did this line extend further than Piaget Avenue at some time?

CarterB
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Re: Newark Erie branch/ DL&W connection.

Post by CarterB » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:05 pm

Dcell wrote:Did this line extend further than Piaget Avenue at some time?
Sure did and double tracked Erie main line through Passaic then rejoined the Bergen Main in Rutherford. When Erie tore up the tracks thru Passaic, for a while there was freight on the line down to as far as Monroe St, and gradually kept getting cut back to the North to where it ends today.
Bring back the Slumbercoaches!!

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