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by JKTRR
Thu May 31, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Lehigh Valley Railroad
Topic: Glendon wreck - 1961
Replies: 26
Views: 14382

Re: Glendon wreck - 1961

Mr. Jarvis.......The son of the fireman on the local - jon Broscious now a retired Amtrak conductor - would like to talk with you about this wreck!!!!! Might you e-mail me at jktrr@msn.com to arrange for the two of you to be connected!!! Thank you!!!!!!
by JKTRR
Wed May 25, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

The Hopewell Valley Historical Society is conducting a hike in the Alliger Park (Hopewell, NJ) on Saturday, June 4th, beginning at 200pm. The hike will include a view of the Mercer & Somerset RR right-of-way. Contact me (jktrr@msn.com) for details or to signup....
by JKTRR
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

The Mercer & Somerset video might still be available from Lakeside Slides.....e-mail to jrwarrick@verizon.net will provide an answer......thanks for coming to my presentation!!!
by JKTRR
Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:37 am
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

I will be presenting my Mercer & Somerset (slide) show on Wednesday, January 6th (2016) at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church (80 W. Broad Street) Hopewell, NJ, starting at 7:00pm. The day marks the 140th anniversary of the "frog war" !! Further information is available via the Hopewell Valley Histori...
by JKTRR
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT cabooses (ex D&H)
Replies: 4
Views: 2679

Re: NJT cabooses (ex D&H)

Recall that caboose too.....the ex D&H versions were bay window configuration....thank for your response!!!!
by JKTRR
Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:13 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT cabooses (ex D&H)
Replies: 4
Views: 2679

Re: NJT cabooses (ex D&H)

.......that's the one now in the blue/yellow "M&NJ" colors......
by JKTRR
Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT cabooses (ex D&H)
Replies: 4
Views: 2679

NJT cabooses (ex D&H)

By Conrail conveyance day, the D&H received 13 ex EL bay window cabooses which were numbered 35805-17 (ex EL C-348-380). Later, 4 were sold to NJ Transit (35809/11/17 and one more.) NJT (re)numbered them 904-07. The 904 (ex 35811) is "stuffed and mounted" at Liberty State Park; the 906 (35817) was r...
by JKTRR
Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Delaware & Hudson
Topic: Cabooses to NJT
Replies: 0
Views: 3978

Cabooses to NJT

By Conrail conveyance day, the D&H received 13 ex EL bay window cabooses which were numbered 35805-17 (ex EL C-348-380). Later, 4 were sold to NJ Transit (35809/11/17 and one more.) NJT (re)numbered them 904-07. The 904 (ex 35811) is "stuffed and mounted" at Liberty State Park; the 906 (35817) was r...
by JKTRR
Tue May 21, 2013 5:33 am
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Lower Montauk Division Discussion
Replies: 268
Views: 30787

"Lower Montauk" line

Trying to get an answer for an out-of-town colleague....He's been trying to gather some missing mileage inc. the LIC - Jamaica "Lower Montauk" Line.....(506/564 used to operate that way, but no longer and his most recent trip/attempt on train 506 went via Woodside and HPA.) Train crew told him "we d...
by JKTRR
Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

.......Went airbourne in 1982 (?) and r-o-w very visible then too; present M&S slide show in Morristown last week and used aerial views therewithin!!!
by JKTRR
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

I'm familiar with the map; there is a Hopewell Museum on Route 518 (open Mon/Wed/Sat).
by JKTRR
Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"
Replies: 27
Views: 14534

Re: Route of "Mercer and Somerset"

I have been asked to dust off my "Mercer & Somerset" slide show for the DelVal Chapter (NRHS) meeting on Friday, October 19 in Morrisville. I believe the meeting begins at 730pm. Interested persons can contact me off list (jktrr@msn.com) for further information.
by JKTRR
Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Montauk East-End Operations
Replies: 17
Views: 2966

Re: Montauk East-End Operations

Meets: The Sunday meet (Southampton) typically occurs a bit differently (and based on timekeeping); witnessed the following more than once, so I believe it to be the standard: Westbound has arrived on siding; eastbound into the station. Eastbound departs and westbound re-enters main and proceeds int...
by JKTRR
Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Montauk East-End Operations
Replies: 17
Views: 2966

Re: Montauk East-End Operations

Reference meets on the Montauk line: Grab the branch timetable and do some plotting of traintimes. (There used to be the "famous" meet at Southampton about 200pm on Sundays that dictated a timetable note to passengers to make sure they stayed off the tracks and board the right train! Shortening of t...
by JKTRR
Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Delaware & Hudson
Topic: D & H Passenger service
Replies: 27
Views: 25791

Re: D & H Passenger service

Saw a photo recently of the "Saratoga Inn" stored south of Albany; any up-date on the "Adirondack Lodge"? In preparation for supplementing an existing (broad-based) D&H slide show with one focusing on the last decade of passenger service, were the first batch of E-L cars (five h/w) purchased at the ...

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