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RV #16 Cranford 11/01/71 Archive: Brian Woodruff
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nyandw wrote:XC Tower was still standing and in use when I took these photos on 07/30/81.
Photo view is from the Garden State Pkwy overpass. Exit #137 view E
The Aldene Plan ramp was graded and built for double track for future expansion as needed. It has not been implemented since the first operational opening day: 4/30/1967
The 4 track CNJ mainline to Communipaw, NJ ferry terminal has been totally razed c. after 8/6/1978 dead ahead. It is fully grown over at this time.
Federated Plastics siding is off to the right with a covered hopper on the siding. This siding connects to the SIRT switch just south of Cranford Junction near the ex-XC tower (razed <prior 1/01/1976).
Center of photo, just right of the signal: white poles/red tops. These are fiber optic cable lays along the ex-ROW.
Don Maxton wrote:I haven't seen this ticket Steve. Where's Greenville?Greenville is the southern section of Jersey City adjacent to Bayonne. The CNJ had a Greenville passenger station on its mainline.