Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Morristown & Erie's 1984 Excursion to Jim Thorpe (PA)

(Train sightings on 10-14-84.)

Thirty years ago on October 14, 1984 Morristown & Erie's 16 (C430), 17 (C430)and 18 (C424) lead its fourteen car consist through Weiders Crossing (PA) on its way to Jim Thorpe. It had departed from Hoboken (NJ) around 9 AM and was scheduled to return at 9 PM. The excursion would lay over in Jim Thorpe for approximately three hours so that passengers could take in the festivities of annual fall festival that was taking place in town. As for the fare, it was $44.00 per person in coach.