Where exactly was this? I am thinking just south of the Port St. bridge over the turnpike? Sort of by the old North Terminal, and even closer to that classy looking original terminal building right near it that I always admired before it and the North Terminal got turned into a parking lot 20 or so years ago.
Getting back to the train stop, were there stairs up to Port St, and you walked on that bridge to cross the turnpike? Looking at historicaerials.com , I don't see anything obvious in 1954 or 1966, although the comments here say it wasn't much of anything so maybe there was nothing to see anyway. I think I would have seen a separate bridge over the turnpike, though.
EDIT: I thought that the original terminal, which used to be just east of the North Terminal, was demolished. Apparently it was saved - still on the south side of Routes 1/9, but further west, sort of backing up to terminal C. Now PA Police headquarters
https://www.google.com/maps/place/EWR/@ ... 74.1878887
https://old.panynj.gov/press-room/press ... Line_id=36
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/04/22/10 ... 6d22db.jpg
Apparently part of it is a museum and open to the public. I'll have to go once COVID winds down and things open up.
https://www.decopix.com/newark-airport- ... lding-one/
I am in general not a fan of Port Authority, but they did get this one right, even if it is hard (impossible?) to get to without a car.
2nd EDIT. I see NY&LB above posted that the stairs went up to the road that went over the turnpike. So that answers my questions about the stairs in my above post. I should have read the previous posts more carefully.