This large map folds into a 6 x 4 inch black cover with the above name. This section of the delaware and raritan canal state park trail is located on the former rightofway of the belvidere delaware railroad, which was completed between trenton and phillipsburg in 1854. This was the pennsylvania railroads belvideredelaware branch, or beldel for short. It was constructed from trenton, new jersey along the delaware river where it lead north to belvidere, new jersey. Delaware railroads feature one of the nations first railroads and while today it has nearly the fewest rail miles of any state its rails are critically important to the northeast. Beyond belvidere, the line would connect to a proposed line that headed west to the susquehanna river through pennsylvania. The belvidere and delaware river railway reporting mark bdrv is a class iii railroad in the united states. The belvidere delaware railroad bel del, 18511871 was a railroad running along the eastern shore of the delaware river from trenton, new jersey north. The belvidere delaware rail road was chartered march 2, 1836 to build from trenton north to belvidere, where it would connect to a proposed line west to the susquehanna river through pennsylvania. The tracks were removed between trenton and lambertville and between lambertville and milford.
Covers every aspect including origins, construction, operation, passenger and freight service, stations and yards, specialized trains, circus trains, and accidents. Belvidere delaware railroad company connecting railway company delaware railroad company maryland, delaware, and virginia railway company. The belvidere delaware railroad was a railroad running along the eastern shore of the delaware river from trenton. Delaware and raritan canal state park trail new jersey. The beauty of the layout in design, overall appearance and detail is simply amazing.
It ran from the prrs new york citywashington main line now amtrak northeast corridor at trenton to belvidere, nj. Chesapeake and delaware, llc cad is the parent company of the dover and delaware river railroad company dd and the dover. A chronology of the belvidere delaware railroad company and the communities through which it operated by warren lee author, catherine t. The engine, with tender, weighs approximately 154 tons, including tons of coal and 6,600 gallons of water. Belvidere and delaware river railway project gutenberg.
This barcode number lets you verify that youre getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The original station building was initially referred to as centre bridge station, but in 1867 it was renamed stockton station. Belvidere to cooperstown 5 ways to travel via train, bus. A chronology of the belvidere delaware railroad company and the communities through which it operated 9780961689315. He has been a photographer starting in his teens and a videographer for more than 25 years, with railroad subjects being a large part of his collection. This was the pennsylvania railroads belvidere delaware branch, or beldel for short. A chronology of the belvidere delaware railroad company. Lat 404935, long 750457 referenced to north american datum of 1983, belvidere town, warren county, nj, hydrologic unit 02040105, on left bank at belvidere, 800 ft downstream from pequest river, 1,200 ft southeast of riverton, pa, and at river mile 197. On july 30th 2016 members of the pocono mountain railroad society visited the belvidere delaware railroad.
Spanning more than 70 miles, the delaware and raritan canal state park trail is the longest completed multiuse trail in the state and is described by many as the crown jewel of new jersey trails. Lionel pincus and princess firyal map division, the new york public library. A chronology of the belvidere delaware railroad company and. The trentonlambertville section opened on february 6, 1851, eventually reaching belvidere on november 5, 1855. Belvidere and delaware river railway project gutenberg self. The belvidere delaware rail road company was chartered on march 2, 1836, to construct a route from trenton to belvidere, new jersey, following the delaware river between these points. Post office box 22 ringoes, nj 08551 phonefax 8337521849. Bdrv also serves a branch line into easton, pennsylvania. Rome2rio makes travelling from belvidere to cooperstown easy. It had its earliest roots in the delaware and jobstown rail or macadamized road company, faltered around mid. Media in category belvidere delaware railroad the following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total.
Pere marquette 1225 archives vintage trains dvds, cds. Delaware and raritan canal state park trail railtrail. For reservations please call at the rail 3029946700 ext 7194. It was the child of several prominent burlington county businessmen who wanted a share of what they believed would be rapidly growing railroad fortunes. The title on the map is map of the railroads of pennsylvania and parts of adjoining states 1871, prepared from official data by j. Delaware and raritan canal state park trail new jersey trails. It was formed in 1995 when the conrail delaware secondary line was purchased by the black river railroad system, which operates several railroad services in western new jersey and eastern pennsylvania. At the rail wine bar and grille is located on the main level of the clubhouse.
The trackage bought was a portion of the former belvidere delaware railroad which was. Until 2000, tangshan was the last place in the world that made production steam engines. The belvideredelaware railroad was chartered on march 2, 1836. Lambertville is a small town in western new jersey, about 10 miles north of trenton, opposite new hope, pa. Belvidere delaware railroad stockton nj us historical. Never before has the growth and development of an american railroad been so graphically shown by so large a. Belvidere and delaware river railway news newspapers books scholar jstor. Progress was initially slow, and 15 years passed before the first segment between trentonbordentown and lambertville was completed. Mention the pennsylvania railroad and iconic images come to mind immediately. Belvidere delaware railroad local business facebook. Birdseye view of the junction of the pennsylvania railroad. It became an important feeder line for the lehigh valley railroads join to the central railroad of new jersey, which was constructed into phillipsburg, nj at.
Delaware and raritan canal state park trail spans 72. Profiles of the canals and rail roads for transporting. Belvidere and delaware river railway company listed as bdrv. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Bdrv is a handling line partner of norfolk southern corp. Aug 01, 2016 on july 30th 2016 members of the pocono mountain railroad society visited the belvidere delaware railroad. Large group on one side of the dining area just three or four tables in use on the other side. In 1802, he was born in a log cabin near the big spring, shippens spring, located on foul rift road near the railroad culvert two miles south of belvidere. Cr 1976 1999 csx transportation, norfolk southern railway.
Fascinating and detailed history of the belvidere delaware railroad which once connected the people and businesses of the delaware river valley. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. The belvidere delaware railroad was chartered on march 2, 1836 and was constructed between 1850 and 1855 from trenton along the delaware river north to belvidere, new jersey. Find all the transport options for your trip from belvidere to cooperstown right here. The belvidere delaware railroad was chartered on march 2, 1836. County road 619milford frenchtown road between stamets road and kappus road frenchtown and landing lane, just north of george st.
History on the belvidere delaware bel del railroad. Sep 01, 20 on august 30th, 20, my friend chad hubler under his production name blue comet productions hosted his very first photo charter on the belvidere and delaware river railroad beldel for short. Even during the heyday of the railroad industry the states rail network was never that extensive featuring less than 400 miles of trackage. John blair trail through blairstown, hope, belvidere, and delaware. The belvidere delaware railroad bel del, 18511871 was a railroad running along the eastern shore of the delaware river from trenton, new jersey north via phillipsburg, new jersey to the small village of manunka chunk, new jersey. The delaware river railroad excursions was started in the spring of 2004 as a partnership between the phillipsburg urban enterprise zone. The camden and amboy rail road was authorized to buy bel del stock on february 29, 1838. Edwin p alexander here is the story of americas greatest transportation system told principally in pictures. Our locomotives keep some of americas largest ports and terminals fluid every day. The locomotive resembles trains from an era long ago. This map of the month appeared in the february 2006 issue of trains magazine.
Profiles of the canals and rail roads for transporting anthracite coal from the several coal fields to the city of new york the new york public library digital collections. The belvideredelaware railroad was chartered on march 2, 1836 and was constructed between 1850 and 1855 from trenton along the delaware river north to belvidere, new jersey. Gift certificates can be obtained by visiting white clay creek country club or by calling 3029946700. On august 30th, 20, my friend chad hubler under his production name blue comet productions hosted his very first photo charter on the belvidere and delaware river railroad beldel for short.1119 339 468 1355 464 1472 454 1280 1443 1151 933 1529 645 217 1023 641 241 476 1440 674 435 966 346 678 112 124 152