1st Annual NJ Transportation Heritage Festival Schedule of Events on September 16th

CNJ Room (In the Freight House building)

Reading 284
F7A Built October 1949.

10:00 – Rails along the Morris Canal   –   Bill McKelvey

10:30 – The Dam RR (Rockaway River & Montville RR) – Kathy Fisher

11:00 – 1937 Yellow Coach Restoration Project   –   Bill McKelvey

11:30 – The GG-1 1930’s Publicity Film by the PRR – Mitch Dakelman

 1:00 – Morris County Traction Co.   –   Bill Greenberg

 2:15 – Short Lines Railroads of NJ in the 1950s & 1960sFrank Reilly

 3:00 – DL&W-EL-NJT: Final Days of Electric Trains   –   Bob Bahrs

 4:00 – Clang, Clang, Clang went the Trolley! · NJ’s street cars – Bill McKelvey

Erie-Lackawanna Room (In the Freight House building)

hourly   Operation Lifesaver · for children & adults, free books. – Grace Mancini-Introna

11:30  —  Railroading in NJ in the 1990s to 2013, Part I   –   Kevin Phalon

 1:30  —  Railroading in NJ in the 1990s to 2013, Part 2   –   Kevin Phalon

 2:30  —  Railroading in NJ in the 1990s to 2013, Part 3   –   Kevin Phalon

 3:30  —  Railroading in NJ in the 1990s to 2013, Part 4   –   Kevin Phalon

Fill In  —  Trucks in NJ’s Transportation Heritage   –   Bill McKelvey

Lackawanna RR Room (In the Freight House building)

10:00 am – 4:30 pm  —  Exhibits (Free) and Sales of Memorabilia & Antiques, Books, etc.

Outside in the restoration yard

10 am – 430 pm:

  • Trains: Historic, old electric and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and track cars. Some have been restored and some await restoration. Feel free to walk around and get a close look at these giants of the rails.

  • Military vehicles, antique trucks, and vintage buses.

  • Giant Military Band Organ (one of a few remaining in the USA) owned by Rusty King

  • Trolley Car model train layout by Tony Hall

Noon  —  Special Awards Presentations at the Pennsylvania RR #4877 electric locomotive

10:00, Noon, & 4:30  —  Diesel locomotive air-horn are blown one at a time.

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