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This blog highlights some of my adventures with the focus on railroad history. Originally intended as a blog of my rail trail rides, it now also includes hikes, railroad trips and even stop-and-go car trips if they are railroad history related...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Newport NJ Spits on Its Past!

The Hoboken Terminal

The Bad

9-7-2017 - A stroll along along the waterfront walkway today revealed a troubling change. The signs that previously detailed the waterfront history have been replaced by the ever ubiquitous real estate adverts. What a shame!
Last October
Now...


What historical signage still remains is sadly cracked, worn out and/or riddled with graffiti. It was a sad and sorry sight but...

The Good

…There’s a small but very sweet tribute to the DL&W near the water’s edge...
..and the terminal itself still preserves much of the grandeur of its past glory.
And the maps and signage by the ferry slips are very well done and informative.
The train sheds...

Looking south :-)

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