CNJ car float to Delaware

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CNJ car float to Delaware

Post by njmidland » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:13 pm

I saw an old map today that shows a car float ferry running from a point south of Salem across to Delaware. I had not heard of this operation before. Anyone know when this was abandoned? Any photos of it anywhere?
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Re: CNJ car float to Delaware

Post by JimBoylan » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:24 am

Try this discussion in the New Jersey section of this Group:
http://www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopi ... 27&t=76589

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