Archive for April, 2014

Train Shed Nominations Submitted

Posted April 21, 2014 By Webmaster

Late in February LHRy submitted two nominations as part of our last ditch effort to publicize the need for Stabilization and Restoration of the Central RR of NJ Jersey City Terminal Train Shed. The first was our third and final submission to the eleven most endangered list of National Trust for Historic Preservation. The second was to the Most-At-Risk List of the National Railway Historical Society. The focus is to draw national attention to the Train Shed which is on the edge of being irreversibly lost.

New Interpretive Signboards

Posted April 9, 2014 By Webmaster

Twenty-six 3′ x 4′ color photo signboards have been placed on the perimeter fence which encloses the CRR of NJ Jersey City Terminal Train Shed. Two are vintage aerial views of the Terminal; four show Superstorm Sandy damage; and the balance show Park amenities. Estimate for the re-opening of the Terminal is the middle of 2015…

Train / Track Curtains

Posted April 9, 2014 By Webmaster

Liberty State Park is moving forward with the upgrading and replacement of the train / track announcement curtains on the concourse of the CRR of NJ Jersey City Terminal. We have shown consultants / contractors LWDMR Architects and Metal Man Restoration sample original curtains from the collections of Frank Reilly and Ralph Shelhamer. Selection and placement will be as per research by McKelvey and posted on the LHRy website.