cjvrr wrote:That was a rare train. Mike DelVecchio placed on one of the Yahoo lists that the train would be running with that many car and caboose. He noted that it was a pretty uncommon occurance.
East of Dover
1) Lumber Company in Denville, just west of Route 80
2) Steel stud company (new customer) on the Boonton / Montville town line.
3) One or Two customers on the Totowa Industrial branch
4) Customers on the Newark Branch
West of Dover to Hackettstown
1) M&E at Lake Junction
I don't know of any others off hand
I think you mean Orange branch, not Newark Branch. One customer on the Orange, apparently drilled overnight Thursday eve/Friday am. Newark Branch is worked by jobs out of Suffern. Don't think there is too much business there anymore, although there are still tank cars way down into Newark near the end of the Route 21 Freeway.
Also on the Boonton Line there is a consignee between Little Falls and Great Notch (plastics) and Drakes, which is just east of Mountain View.
There was a place in Wharton that was getting plastics for a while, but not sure if they still are active. Wasn't there a plastics place in Dover by Salem Street, also?
M&M at Hackettstown?
Reheis at Berkeley Heights on the Gladstone.
Nothing on the Morristown Line itself since Atlantic Brick in Chatham closed down.
And down far to the east NS still uses the Morristown Line to get to the lower end of the Harrison Kingsland branch at Harrison. I think there are two customers there. Sometimes the train comes from Croxton down to West End and then out the M&E, other times it uses the Northern Branch/P&H to Center Street and then comes across the M&E at Kearny Jct.