Hickory Creek / NYC 43 Report – NYC 43 is going to the New River Train in West Virginia for the fall foliage trips. (10/12/2017 leaving NJ, approximate return 11/1/2017 to New York Penn Station).
Yard Report – Help is needed in general yard clean-up prior yard visitors entering some areas.
Black River & Western Historical Trust – Regular trains, working towards re-opening the line to Lambertville.
Liberty Historic Railway – Working on Whitcomb 30T Locomotive to get it ready for Railroad Museum For A Day.
North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society – On 9/9/2017 hosted the NY Division of Electric Railway Association in Phillipsburg at Historian’s Engine house, twenty five Attendees. NJERHS to apply rust proofing to their Newark City Subway trolley #13 in Boonton within the next week.
The NY Susquehanna & Western Tech. & Hist. Soc. – Milford Mile coming up, Don Chaudruc (Trustee) will supply engine and caboose. Don Chaudruc’s group continuing to do track work in the Milford area. Corn Maize trains up and running.
Tri-State Railway Historical Society – Will provide M&E #19 and their three cabooses for Rockaway Days train trips.
Volunteer Railroaders Association – Will be participating in The 9th Annual Hawthorne Day on Saturday, September 23, 2017 on the grounds of the Municipal Pool located at the corner of Wagaraw Road and May Street from Noon until 8 pm – fireworks following the event.
Whippany Railway Museum – Caboose hops held 9/17/2017. They will run 17th Annual Pumpkin Festival train rides on 10/1/2017. The last Excursion Train Rides at the Whippany Railway Museum of the season run on 10/15/2017.
The Seashore Lines is working with the Volunteer Railroaders Assn. to operate motorcar excursions from the Cape May station. Trips will go as far as the Cape May Canal and there will be plenty of opportunity to get a closeup … Continue reading →
Prepping the Blue Comet D’Arrest for movement to United Railroad Historical Society’s Boonton yard.
Erie Lackawanna Historical Society – Spring meeting set for April 2018, Waldwick NJ Erie station Restored.. Annually meeting in September in Utica, NY.
Black River and Western Historical Trust – July 22 & 23rd Mixed Freight Train on both days;details on their web page.
Liberty Historic Railway – Whitcomb 30T Locomotive – cosmetic restoration work is ongoing.
The NY Susquehanna & Western Tech. & Hist. Soc. – Thomas is at the Bel Del RR the first two weekends of July Friday, Saturday and Sundays. They are running Thomas and their River Train.
Tri-State Railway Historical Society Chapter of the NRHS – They had a good group of people come to the member day to see M&E C-424 19 and the URHS yard.. TriState has acquired a welder and a portable generator for their group’s restoration work efforts in Boonton.
Volunteer Railroaders Association – VRA signed a lease with Cap May RR to run the speeders and trailer cars. Plan is for four trips with a 12 person car and power car.
Whippany Railway Museum – Had their Father’s Day rides and there was a good turn out. Still working on caboose and other projects.