Reminder for tomorrow's meeting
4/2/2015 - - - 1st Thursday of April!!!!
TRI-STATE RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Rails Along the
Credit: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, NJ-29-114
at the Bickford Theater of the
Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM
Note that this is the 1st Thursday of April!
The April 2 meeting will feature a presentation by long-time member, author
and historian Bill McKelvey. This color slide illustrated program covers the
rail and horse car and trolley lines that paralleled and crossed the route
of the famous
Canal from Newark Penn Station through
Boonton, etc. to the
area. Much focuses on the Newark City Subway as
it was built in the bed of the abandoned canal. Come prepared with your
questions as we hope to answer them for you
Bill is well-known in
Jersey preservation circles as a founder of the
Friends of the
Railroad and .
also established the Liberty Historic Railway, serving as its president,
with the purpose of laying rails within the CNJ Communipaw Terminal property
The meeting will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the Bickford Theater in the Morris
Normandy Heights Road, Morristown.
The programs usually begin
about 8:00 p.m. Admission is free, open to the public. All are welcome.
Light refreshments are often available. We will have a selection of books,
videos and memorabilia for sale before the meeting. Visit us at