CENTRAL RAILROAD of NEW JERSEY. This is a Vintage piece of Railroad History made by DRESSEL for the CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY. This lantern is marked THE DRESSEL RAILWAY LAMP WORKS NEW YORK C. First Patented Date is MARCH 6, 1900, last AUG.
The brass burner is marked BADGER MADE IN U. The fuel font is marked DRESSEL ARLINGTON, N. The Corning clear glass globe is embossed C. Cnx M, no cracks some small chips around rims.Central Railroad of New Jersey. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal. 693 miles (1,115 kilometers). 148 Liberty Street New York, New York.
The Central Railroad of New Jersey , also known as the Jersey Central or Jersey Central Lines reporting mark. CNJ , was a Class I railroad. With origins in the 1830s. It filed for bankruptcy three times; in 1939, 1947 and on 3/22/1967 the CNJ filed for bankruptcy for the final time.
It foreshadowed the rest of New Jersey's railroads, but not by much. It then pulled out of Pennsylvania completely in 1972.
While most of the passenger services, structures and equipment were picked up by the State of New Jersey, later NJ TRANSIT, it was absorbed into Conrail. In April 1976 along with several other prominent bankrupt railroads of the northeastern United States. The Central Railroad of New Jersey's main line had a major presence in New Jersey, most of the CNJ's main line is now used by the Raritan Valley Line. Passenger service and trackage from the CNJ main line in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Became part of the Lehigh Line.
Under Conrail; the Lehigh Line is officially the former main line. Of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. The Elizabethtown and Somerville Railroad was chartered on February 9, 1831, to build from Elizabeth. Transfer to New York City. Was completed in March 1839, connecting to the New Jersey Rail Road.Extensions took it west to Dunellen. In 1840, just east of Bound Brook. In 1841 and to Somerville in 1842. The Somerville and Easton Railroad was chartered on February 26, 1847, to continue the line west to Easton, Pennsylvania. The first extension, to Whitehouse. Opened in 1848 and was leased to the Elizabethtown and Somerville Railroad. On February 11, 1849, the Elizabethtown and Somerville Railroad bought the Somerville and Easton Railroad, and on February 26 the two companies were consolidated as the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
Map of CNJ and other terminals in New York region ca. The rest of the line to Phillipsburg opened in 1852, and on September 8, 1855, the upper level of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. Extended the CNJ to Easton. At that time, Lehigh Valley coal. Trains began running over the CNJ to Elizabeth.
A similar operation with the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. This required the addition of a third rail.On December 1, 1859, the CNJ arranged to run over the New Jersey Rail Road to the latter's terminal. That operation began December 19, and included a third rail for DL&W trains. Controlled by the CNJ, opened July 1, 1864, as a branch from Somerville to Flemington. The CNJ's extension to its new terminal. In Jersey City, including the first CRRNJ Newark Bay Bridge.
Opened on July 29, 1864, with a ferry transfer to Cortlandt Street. In New York City, ending operations over the NJRR. On July 23, 1869, the Newark and New York Railroad.
Opened, providing a straight route from downtown Newark. To the CNJ's Jersey City terminal.The Newark Branch, running north from Elizabethport. To the N&NY in Newark, opened June 7, 1872. A train on the CNJ's mainline near Plainfield, New Jersey. A CNJ commuter train at Bay Head station. On October 6, 1873, the CNJ leased the New York and Long Branch Railroad.
Which was in the process of building from Perth Amboy. At the same time the Perth Amboy and Elizabethport Railroad. Was building from Elizabethport on the CNJ south to Perth Amboy. Hostilities at the crossing of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
S Perth Amboy and Woodbridge Railroad. In April 1872 led to an injunction against the PRR interfering with the construction.
The CNJ bought the PA&E later that year. The full line to Long Branch opened September 7, 1875, and was later extended south, reaching Bay Head. In 1881 by acquiring other companies. In 1882 the CNJ and Pennsylvania Railroad agreed to use the line jointly, with trackage rights.
Granted to the PRR over the Perth Amboy and Elizabethport between the Perth Amboy and Woodbridge crossing and its south end at the Raritan River. The CNJ leased the Dover and Rockaway Railroad. For 990 years from April 26, 1881; the Ogden Mine Railroad. For 999 years from January 1, 1882; and the Hibernia Mine Railroad.For 20 years from October 1, 1890, renewed at least once for another 20 years. Reproduction of a tablet designator for the CNJ Blue Comet.
In late 1917, the following companies were absorbed into the CNJ. Cumberland and Maurice River Railroad.Cumberland and Maurice River Extension Railroad. Freehold and Atlantic Highlands Railroad. Toms River and Barnegat Railroad. In 1901 the Reading Railroad gained control of the CNJ, which lasted until the creation of Conrail on April 1, 1976. The first commercially successful diesel-electric. In 1924, was built for the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
In 1929 the CNJ began operating its most famous train, the Blue Comet. From Jersey City to Atlantic City. (ICC) authorized the CNJ to acquire the Wharton and Northern Railroad. And the Mount Hope Mineral Railroad.Was merged into the CNJ on November 25, 1930. CNJ had its northeastern terminus at Elizabethport, New Jersey. In 1864 CNJ extended its railroad across the bay into Bayonne, and north to the Jersey City terminus. It had used a succession of bridges over the years, the last being Newark Bay Bridge. From Elizabethport, trains went to different corridors.
And points west and southwest. The second went south towards Perth Amboy and today's North Jersey Coast Line and different southern New Jersey destinations.CNJ operated several trains into Pennsylvania and other points west or south, in association with the RDG. B&O also used CNJ tracks for the final approach to Jersey City. Aldene-High Bridge (Main Line): New Jersey Transit. Perth Amboy-Bay Head: NJT North Jersey Coast Line. Elizabethport-Aldene; Elizabethport-Perth Amboy; Jersey City-Bayonne; Red Bank-Lakehurst: Conrail Shared Assets Operations. Lakehurst-Woodmansie: Cape May Seashore Lines. Winslow Junction-Vineland: Southern Railroad of New Jersey.
Dover & Rockaway Branch (Wharton-Rockaway); High Bridge Branch. (Kenvil-Flanders): Morristown & Erie Railway.
Further information: List of stations on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Concourse at Communipaw Terminal concourse; a fence separates it from abandoned trackage.Reproduction of a tablet designator for the Blue Comet. Cumberland & Maurice River Railroad. Cumberland & Maurice River Extension Railroad. Freehold & Atlantic Highlands Railroad. Toms River & Barnegat Railroad.
CNJ operated several named trains, most of which were interstate operations. Bullet : Jersey City- Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Syracuse, New York-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Mermaid : Sandy Hook, New Jersey-Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Queen of the Valley : Jersey City- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Wall Street : Jersey City-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (with RDG). Williamsporter : Jersey City, New Jersey- Williamsport, Pennsylvania.Several non-CNJ trains operated over CNJ trackage north of Bound Brook, New Jersey to the Jersey City terminal. Jersey City, New Jersey-Chicago, Illinois (B&O). Jersey City, New Jersey-Washington, D. As a part of Norfolk Southern's 30th anniversary in 2012, the company painted 20 new locomotives into predecessor schemes. NS #1071, an EMD SD70ACe. Locomotive, was painted into the Central Railroad of New Jersey orange and blue. The Delaware Lackawanna Railroad in Scranton, Pennsylvania restored a CNJ RS-3 locomotive and has added it to its heritage fleet. The item "CENTRAL RAILROAD of NEW JERSEY LANTERN DRESSEL Ry LAMP WORKS C.
1900" is in sale since Monday, June 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "railcarhobbies" and is located in Warsaw, Missouri.This item can be shipped worldwide.