BR&W Steam Photo Freight & Night Photo June 25th

The Volunteer Railroaders Association in conjunction with the Black River Railroad Historic Trust is proud to announce a special photographers Photo Freight on Saturday June 25th featuring the Black River & Western #60. The #60 is a 2-8-0 Consolidation and is New Jersey’s oldest operating steam locomotive. The train will be made up of passenger equipment, freight cars and even a caboose. At least 7 photo run-bys will be staged along the route between Three Bridges and Ringoes, which will give everyone the chance to get some great pictures.

The day will start at 2:30 pm in Flemington where participants will meet to find out all the details for the day. When the last regularly scheduled train of the day arrives, it will head for Three Bridges instead of turning back for Ringoes. Due to “excepted track” we will not be able to board the train for this leg of the trip, but instead we will follow the train and be given the chance to take some very rare photos of the #60 and her train. More info & tickets

Spring Railroad Festival at Tuckahoe, NJ

The United Railroad Historical Society of NJ will be hosting its first Spring Railroad Festival at the historic Tuckahoe NJ train station. This festival will provide the public with a rare opportunity to ride in vintage train cars and learn about railroad history on the Cape May Seashore Lines.

Train rides, which will depart from the Tuckahoe station, will consist of locomotives and cars that are owned by the URHS and cared for by the Cape May Seashore Lines.

In addition to train rides, the station will be host to railroad vendors, motor car rides, stationary equipment tours, and other railroad related attractions, all included in the price of a train ticket.

The event will be held Saturday April 23rd 2016 at the Tuckahoe Village Train Station at Reading Avenue & Mill Road, Woodbine, NJ 08270 and will be open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the station the day of the event and cost $10 per person or $25 per family.   more info

Recently restored equipment

SAC 89491, E8a 4253 & GG-1 4879 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Steve Gerritsen

LHRY 1 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Larry Gross

GG-1 4879 & 4877 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Dennis A. Livesey

NYC 4083 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Carl Perelman

United Railroad Historical Society of NJ Inc. 104 Morris Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005-1314 1-862-345-6642

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Upcoming Events

Transportation Heritage Festival

Sunday, September 25, 2016

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Meeting - Bergen-Rockland Chapter NRHS

Second Friday of the month at 8 pm.

Black River & Western Railroad

Caboose hops, Hunterdon Flyer & Great Train Robbery

Erie Lackawanna Historical Society

Spring Meeting · Sunday April 12th, Riverdale, NJ.

North Jersey Electric Railway HS

Meeting - 7:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

NYS&W Technical & Historical Society

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Meeting - 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month.

Volunteer Railroaders Association

Meeting - quarterly 7pm @ Haw­thorne NYS&W Station

Whippany Railway Museum Train Rides

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