Archive for July, 2014

Train Shed Grant

Posted July 28, 2014 By Webmaster

NJ DEP (Parks) has submitted a $1,000,000 grant application for the initial work toward stabilization of the Central RR of NJ, Jersey City Terminal Train Shed, which is on both the National and NJ Historic Registers.  LHRy gave written support for this grant and commends Parks for this first step away from demolition by neglect.

Locomotive Donation

Posted July 28, 2014 By Webmaster

The 45 ton, 300 hp, General Electric switching locomotive (Serial No. 12977) purchased and restored by the Chairman of LHRy has been donated to United Railroad Historical Society of NJ for use at their Boonton Yard.  It will be on display at the third annual Transportation Heritage Festival at Boonton scheduled by URHS for Sunday, 21 September. 

Engines

Posted July 28, 2014 By Webmaster

Old Engines Never Die – They Just Chug Away