• CNJ - Parksdale?

  • Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.
Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.

Moderators: metman499, scottychaos, CAR_FLOATER, Franklin Gowen, David, Marty Feldner

  by NJ Vike
 
Does the railroad that passes over the Mechescatauxin in Parkdale( west of 206) have anything to do with renaming the river the Sleeper, as a reference to the railroad ties that were used?

Here's another question. What do you know about the sand road called
"Riders' Switch" which is a right hand turn from Hampton Road just before you reach Hampton Furnace and the popular put-in on the Batsto?

Does "Riders Switch" refer to a train station that once existed on the upper Batsto? I've always been curious about this but didn't know the history. Thanks!