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Discussion relating to the PRSL

Moderator: JJMDiMunno

  by railbird
when was riddleton jct. abandoned?
  by JJMDiMunno
railbird wrote:when was riddleton jct. abandoned?
As far as I know, the Elmer Branch, which split off of the Salem Branch at Riddleton Junction, between Riddleton and Daretown, was abandoned and torn up in 1943. The segment between Daretown and Elmer was abandoned in 1950, but this does not pertain to your question. The junction itself was out of service in 1943.

In somewhat of a memory of this junction, a location remains SRNJ timetables and paperwork to this day, noted as "Riddleton Curve", at milepost 20.99.

Mike DiMunno
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