Henry Hudson Trail: Central RR of NJ's Seashore Branch (Images of America: New Jersey)
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The RR to Twin Lights is Worth Turning on Your Light to Read OR33rd This is a great pictoral history of the Jersey Central's Seaside Branch from Matawan, N.J. to Atlantic Highlands, N.J., site of the Sandy Hook ferries to New York City. The book abounds with pictures of locomotives, equipment (both passenger and freight), stations and stops, and, to a lesser extent, the communities served. All the photos, which are black and whte, are nicely labelled and identified. Many of the phot. Good Read If you don't have a clue about the former CNJ route that used to run through the bayshore area of Monmouth County, this books for you.I thought it was a good read, and full of interesting knowledge and photos. Three Stars No comment
He is the co-author of Iron Horses Across the Garden State and The Unique New York and Long Branch Railroad, and is the author of numerous historical articles. About the Author Author Tom Gallo, who grew up along this once busy rail line, has held various operations and maintenance positions with several railroads.
It discontinued passenger service in 1966, with the last freight train operating in 1983. Official abandonment proceedings sparked the need to keep the right of way for future mass transit needs. This rare look will enlighten trail users through images of views gone forever, while pointing out structures still in place. This free, ten-mile-long, hiking, biking, and walking trail is administered by the Monmouth County Parks System, and connects several towns of the Raritan Bay shore area. This led to interim use. Today, the area is called the Henry Hudson Trail and is one of over 500 parks referred to nationally as a Rail-Trail. The Central Railroad of New Jersey’s Seashore Branch provided rail and boat se
Author Tom Gallo, who grew up along this once busy rail line, has held various operations and maintenance positions with several railroads. He is the co-author of Iron Horses Across the Garden State and The Unique New York and Long Branch Railroad, and is the author of numerous historical articles.