Archive for February, 2016

January 2016 update

Posted February 20, 2016 By Webmaster

Donation to NYS&W T&HS

The LHRy board voted to donate $4,000 to the NY Susquehanna & Western Technical & Historical Society for track rehabilitation below Riegelsville on the Bel Del and toward their planned new locomotive shop.

Donation to steamboat SPLASH

The LHRy board has voted to donate $2,000 toward the operating expenses of steamboat SPLASH, which sails on the beautiful Delaware River at Lambertville May through October.   For information check:  www.SteamboatClassroom.org

Funding for Station Roof

LHRy has signed a contract to fund a new slate roof for the former CNJ Hopatcong Junction Station which survives at No. Main Street and East Dewey Avenue in Wharton.  The structure is owned by the Wharton Historical Society.

LSP Transit Study Report Linked

A link to the Liberty State Park Circulator Cost-Benefit Analysis (Transit Needs Study final report) has been placed on the LHRy website.  LHRy was instrumental in getting that report completed by Sam Schwartz Engineering, D.P.C., prepared for the City of Jersey City in collaboration with North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority in 2013.

New LHRy Director

Larry Gross, President of URHS, long time LHRy deligate to URHS, and an EMT with the Morristown Fire Department has been officially voted a Director of LHRy.  Cheers!