Do I ever!
I was only eight. Had an uncle who took me.
May be one of the reasons that I'am into trains.
A few years ago I was lucky enough to pick up an original flyer on the trip.
Here are some of the details from the flyer.
(Centered on the flyer)
Railroad Enthusiasts, Inc.
Announces a most noteworthy
Saturday , April 2 1995
From New York, Jersey City
to Bridgeton , NJ and return
C.N.J. No. 774 which was "starred" in the motion picture
"The Long Gray Line"
You and your friends are invited to join us for a trip
through this historic section of New Jersey
Lv. New York, Liberty St 9:00 A.M.
Lv. Jersey City 9:15 A.M.
Lv. Elizabethport 9:30 A.M.
Lv. Red Bank 10:25 A.M.
Thence to Bridgeton via Lakewood, Lakehurst and Toms River via tracks over which no reqular passenger train servive is operated.
The trip will take about 10 hours with several stops for pictures.
Modern coaches with Baggage and Observation cars.
All this for $5.50 for Adults 1/2 fare for children 5>12
I don't remember getting home. Somewhere on the return I fell asleep and was carried off.
Thank you, Don for bringing that memory back.