West Jersey Rails Quarterly

West Jersey Rails Quarterly is the official journal of West Jersey Chapter, featuring articles on railroad history, current events, and Chapter happenings. Issued four times per year, WJRQ is printed on coated stock (except Vol. 1 No. 1) in 8½" × 11" vertical format.

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Vol. 25, No. 1 - Fall 2019 (Latest Issue)

  • A Day on the Railroad - The Union Transportation Company. Brinckmann

  • P&R No. 23 and Enginehouse Gang. Baile

  • Railroads in the Basement. Stanton

  • Atlantic City Railroad Album. Brazel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 24, No. 4 - Summer 2019

  • Granville Thomas - Railroad Photographer. Wentzel

  • The Radnor Trail. Burlage

  • PATCO Inauguration 1969. Vigrass

  • Atlantic City Line Service Resumed. Holtz

Vol. 24, No. 3 - Spring 2019

  • PRR's Camden Terminal. Coxey, Lee

  • Unusual Occurrence at Haddonfield. Cook

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 24, No. 2 - Winter 2018

  • For the Government of Employees Only. Kranefeld

  • Memories of Robert L. Long. Lee

  • Pemberton Memories. Farrell

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 24, No. 1 - Fall 2018

  • Bethlehem Steel Company's Bethlehem Loading Company. Cook

  • The Capers of CB-20. Sharp

  • The Maurice River Freight and Engineer Jim Fish. Peters

Vol. 23, No. 4 - Summer 2018

  • Amtrak's Shore Thing. Simon

  • Butterfly Weed, Conrail and Old Blue. Brazel

  • Dealing with the Other Side. Lee

  • Local Scene.

  • ERRATA: On page 11, last paragraph, add "way Labor Act.", so that the paragraph reads: “To bring all of this home, all of the railroads around southern New Jersey, including the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines and Central Railroad Company of New Jersey were parties to national negotiations and were obligated to comply with the Railway Labor Act.”

Vol. 23, No. 3 - Spring 2018

  • Chapter Trolley Trip. Brazel/Baile

  • Where are the Sharp Turns on the Camden and Amboy that Caused the John Bull to Derail? Lacombe

  • Laying Welded Rail on the Grenloch Industrial Track. Baile

  • Jersey City Terminal Indicator Lights. Hoeft

  • Reading Company Album. MacDonald/Coxey

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 23, No. 2 - Winter 2018

  • WY-34 - A Special Freight. Githens

  • The Pemberton Branch Lives - Part II. Young

  • Conrail's Penns Grove Secondary in Salem County. Burlage

Vol. 23, No. 1 - Fall 2017

  • The First Big Electric Wreck. Baker

  • The Pemberton Branch Lives - Part I. Young

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 22, No. 4 - Summer 2017

  • Cape May County Runs Out of Steam. Simon

  • PRSL Summer Employment 1942-1943. Rhoads

  • Conrail Album. Farrell

  • Conrail Shared Asset Album. Young / Vogel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 22, No. 3 - Spring 2017

  • Atlantic City Streetcar History. Marinoff

  • Forty Years Ago - Spring 1977.

  • The Brilliners. Vigrass

  • Friends Along the Railroad. Lee

  • American Freedom Train Move. Acton

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 22, No. 2 - Winter 2017

  • The End of Sea Shore Branch Passenger Service. Rosenbaum and Gallo

  • Stillborn Railroads of Southwestern New Jersey - Part I (concluded). Burlage

Vol. 22, No. 1 - Fall 2016

  • Stillborn Railroads of Southwestern New Jersey - Part I. Burlage

  • Atlantic City Memories. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 21, No. 4 - Summer 2016

  • It was a Great Trip. Hoeft

  • Abandoned in the Jungle. Lee

  • Reading's Finest Store-Bought and Home-Built. Simon

  • Recent Atlantic City Observations. Holtz

Vol. 21, No. 3 - Spring 2016

  • PATCO's Start Up: Trials, Tribulations and Solutions: An Anecdotal First Person Narrative. Vigrass

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 21, No. 2 - Winter 2016

  • Edwin D. Juhl - PRR Locomotive Engineer. Kozempel

  • Evolution of a Corridor - Part 2. Lee

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 21, No. 1 - Fall 2015

  • The B&O Was the Way to Go. Simon

  • Evolution of a Corridor - Part 1. Lee

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 20, No. 4 - Summer 2015

  • Sound Shore Passenger Service. Rosenbaum and Gallo

  • Last PRSL Retirements. Simon

  • Railroad Stories: Mountain Railroading in Camden; Get the “Real McCoy.” Stanton

  • PRR Album. Cook

  • PRSL Album. MacDonald

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 20, No. 3 - Spring 2015

  • Recollections of the PRR Camden Ferries. Troth

  • Named Trains of the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines. Baer

  • Let's Take the Train to the Easter Parade. Baile

  • PRSL Album. Etris

  • Two Months on the UT. Marian

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 20, No. 2 - Winter 2015

  • The Red Bank-Chatsworth Local. Hoeft

  • Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin Clayberger, Sr. Young

  • P-RSL Passenger Dept. “Standard Time” Notice PR-4 Changes in Train Service (12/3/1933). Harrisburg Rail Review

  • Wine by Rail. Birch

  • President Roosevelt's Funeral Train. Birch

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 20, No. 1 - Fall 2014

  • Amos Haines - Engineer. Wentzel

  • Haddonfield Historic Rails. Vigrass

  • CNJ Album. Hoeft

  • Dinner in the Diner. Baile

  • Last Stands for Pullmans. Simon

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 19, No. 4 - Summer 2014

  • A Proposal to Extend PATCO Service to Atlantic City. Vigrass

  • How the West Jersey Chapter Started. Stanton

  • Monmouth Removed from Sandy Hook Steamer Service. Rosenbaum/Gallo

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 19, No. 3 - Spring 2014

  • The Most Interesting Job I Ever Worked. Hoeft

  • An Interesting Find. Allen

  • Family Fun on the Rails. Mountney

  • MAPPing PRSL's Future. Simon

  • Local Scene.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 19, No. 2 - Winter 2014

  • “MAIN” Trains. Kozempel

  • Troop Train Recollections. Wagner

  • Traveling by Rail at the Army's Expense. MacDonald

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

  • Pennsauken Transit Center. Seidelmann

  • Railroad Recollections of Harry “Teddy or Shoopy” V. Shoop. Young

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 19, No. 1 - Fall 2013

  • A Tale of Two Locomotives. Vigrass

  • Operation Lifesaver photos. Vogel

  • A Busy Night in 1951. Birch

  • The General... And Now the Rest of the Story. Lee

  • Local Scene.

  • New York & Long Branch Album. Hoeft

Vol. 18, No. 4 - Summer 2013

  • Taking the Train to the Shore in the War Years. Brazel

  • Reader's Comment-LCL Freight (Vol. 18, No. 3). Baer

  • Well, How Did I Get Here? Marian

  • The PATCO Hi-Speed Line Was An Accident of History. Vigrass

  • Down to the Shore in Comfort. Simon

  • Local Scene.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 18, No. 3 - Spring 2013

  • LCL (Less Than Carload). Hoeft

  • Nathan J. Cope, Jr.

  • Memories of Military Railroad in World War II. Greenstein

  • Local Scene.

  • Pennsylvania Railroad Album.

Vol. 18, No. 2 - Winter 2013

  • Railroad Recollections of Howard Bedwell, Jr. Young

  • A Visit to Beesleys Point. Kozempel

  • Is Railroading or Railfanning in the Blood? Baile

  • In the Good Old Summertime. Seidelmann

  • Local Scene.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 18, No. 1 - Fall 2012

  • PRR South Amboy Electrification. Rosenbaum, Gallo

  • Theodore C. Munkascsy - A Special Man. Stanton

  • South Amboy Engine Change Routine. Hoeft

  • Phoenix Steam on the PRSL. Cook, Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 17, No. 4 - Summer 2012

  • Rapid Transit Planning in Southern New Jersey (An Explanation of Why the PATCO Hi-Speed Line Has Not Been Extended). Vigrass

  • Seasonal Employment on the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines. Lee

  • TRANSCAER Emergency Response Training. Baile

  • Oops, The Brakes Stuck. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

  • Southern New Jersey Railroad Album: Cape May Point. MacDonald

Vol. 17, No. 3 - Spring 2012

  • Manahawkin Bay Trestle Photo Search and the Rossell Family of New Jersey Railroaders. Brazel, Rossell

  • Discussion Box (Mystery Photo). Coxey

  • When the Phone Rang at 4:45 A. M. Alloway, Marian

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 17, No. 2 - Winter 2012

  • When Jersey City Terminal Became Reading Terminal: The Filming of From the Terrace. Rosenbaum

  • On the Road to Cape May. Kozempel

  • Recalling Railroad Experiences. Young

  • Absolute Stop Signals at Williamstown Junction. Lee

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 17, No. 1 - Fall 2011

  • Central Railroad of New Jersey Freight SJ-2, Circa 1955. Hoeft

  • A Challenge for Our Members. Marian

  • Lansdale Day Special. Seidelmann

  • Local Scene.

  • Southern New Jersey Railroad Album: Budd's SPV-2000. Vigrass

Vol. 16, No. 4 - Summer 2011

  • PRSL No. 239: A Unique Train. Cook

  • National Train Day 2011. Seidelmann

  • So You Rode the PRSL? Marian, Driesen

  • J. Elfreth Watkins. Lee

  • Two Fort Dix Troop Train Stories. Stanton, Birch

  • Local Scene.

  • Central Railroad Of New Jersey Album: Broad Street Terminal, Newark. Hoeft

Vol. 16, No. 3 - Spring 2011

  • PATCO's Search for More Cars 1971-80. Vigrass

  • In the Garden: C. Austin Miles. Stanton

  • Cape May Seashore Lines in 2010. Baile

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 16, No. 2 - Winter 2011

  • Fond Memories [of the PRR Back Road]. Kozempel

  • A Tribute to E. Lewis Pardee. Stanton

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 16, No. 1 - Fall 2010

  • EA CTE - The End of Steam. Cook

  • Caboose Cooking. Hoeft

  • Conrail Southern New Jersey Arranged Freight Service.

  • Errata for Evolution of PRSL Freight Train Service (WJRQ 15-4).

  • Local Scene.

  • PRSL Album, Labor Day, September 6, 1976 MacDonald.

Vol. 15, No. 4 - Summer 2010

  • Evolution of PRSL Freight Train Service. Lee

  • Worth Every Penny. Marian

  • Memories of the Fisherman's Special. Etris

  • Local Scene.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 15, No. 3 - Spring 2010

  • William Joyce Sewell: His Military, Political and Transportation Legacy. Lee

  • Railroad Company Magazines. Marian, Mountney

  • Just Another Member of the Crew. Baile

  • Southern Railroad Company of New Jersey Santa Train. Schwarz

  • Tracks, Trains and Travel 2009: A Summary of the Past Year's Informal Outings.

  • American Freedom Train. MacDonald

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 15, No. 2 - Winter 2009

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Passenger Equipment. Simon

  • A Tribute to Alfred H. Eldredge, Jr. Lee

  • A Fast Trip on a Metroliner. Stanton

  • The Pennsylvania Railroad's War Memorial. Mayover

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 15, No. 1 - Autumn 2009

  • The Grand Old Reading Terminal. Marian, Mountney

  • Red Bank Retrospect - 1950. Hoeft

  • Absecon Station Improvements: A Public Works Agency Project (1939-40). Kozempel

  • CNJ's Southern Division Oyster Business: Bayshore Discovery Project - Bivalve Restoration.

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 14, No. 4 - Summer 2009

  • Newark & New York Branch Passenger Service. Hoeft

  • High Crime in Haddonfield (1902). Lee

  • My Z-Scale Train Layout. Marian

  • The Summer of 1954. Brazel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 14, No. 3 - Spring 2009

  • Blue Comet Nostalgia Fan Trip. Rosenbaum

  • Carfloat Incident. Lee

  • Atlantic City Line News.

  • Local Rail Related Anniversaries. Kozempel

  • Pemberton Accommodation Crashes into Atlantic City Flyer (1907).

  • Tracks, Trains and Travel 2008: Summary of the Past Year's Informal Outings. Homer

  • Remembering North Woodbury 1945 through the 1950s. Niedt

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 14, No. 2 - Winter 2008

  • Electric Trains to Ocean City. Stanton

  • A Tribute to Donald B. Wentzel. MacDonald

  • Last Ticket from Haddonfield. Lee

  • A Ride Aboard the Hickory Creek. Baile

  • John Alloway's 42 Years with No Regrets. Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Album.

Vol. 14, No. 1 - Autumn 2008

  • Labor Day Weekend 1951. Hoeft

  • Contributing to the Quarterly.

  • A Very Early Chapter Trip. Stanton

  • Recollections of a Teenage Rail Fan. Lee

  • Not So Great in Fifty Eight. Marian

  • Past and Present - The Delair Bridge.

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 13, No. 4 - Summer 2008

  • WJ&S Passenger Service: The Halcyon Years. Kozempel

  • Remembering Lou Mountney. Magee

  • Woodbury, N. J., Passenger Train Service, Effective April 27, 1924. Kozempel

  • Fifty Years from Five Mile Beach. Marian

  • Light Self-Propelled Gasoline Driven Motor Car.

  • A Trip to Atlantic City. Baile

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 13, No. 3 - Spring 2008

  • Toms River Fan Trip, March 1972. Rosenbaum

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Album: Sam Etris Photos.

  • NORAC Operating Rules.

  • Informal Railfan Event Report. Duke, Homer, Painter, Vogel

  • Brownies. Hoeft

  • Video Review: Pennsylvania Train Stations Restored and Revitalized. Marian

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 13, No. 2 - Winter 2007

  • Southern New Jersey Railroading During the Civil War. Marian

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Electric MU Car Memories. Dyre

  • Why Color Searchlight Signals on the PRSL? Lee

  • Kerr Glass, Circa 1974. Sheppard

  • Buena Day and the SRNJ. Young

  • Local Scene.

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Album.

Vol. 13, No. 1 - Autumn 2007

  • A Night on Jersey Central's JS-1 Circa 1955. Hoeft

  • The Forgotten Bumper. Baile

  • What's in a Name? Lee

  • Locomotive Dedication Honoring Ed Weller. Vogel

  • Local Scene.

  • Llanerch Murals. Marian

Vol. 12, No. 4 - Summer 2007

  • Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Locomotive Numbering System. Kozempel

  • The Wreck of the Penn Central [commentary]. Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • River LINE Update. Kozempel

  • Seashore Lines Ticket Offices. Lee

  • Atlantic City Railroad Album. Baile

Vol. 12, No. 3 - Spring 2007

  • Philadelphia's Route 15 Trolley - Return from the Dead - Part 2. Russell/Vogel

  • Rail to the Fair 2006. Eisenberg

  • Pennsylvania Railroad's Broad Street Station Closes. Mayover

  • Proposed Changes to Suburban Station. Baer

  • Local Scene.

  • The Observation Car [commentary]. Marian

  • Southern New Jersey Train Operations.

  • Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Album.

Vol. 12, No. 2 - Winter 2006

  • Operating Rules - A Way of Life. Hoeft

  • West Jersey Chapter Informal Railfan Events. Homer

  • Burlington, N.J. Train Service. Kozempel

  • Riding the “O&W”. Stanton

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 12, No. 1 - Autumn 2006

  • Route 15 Return from the Dead - Philadelphia's Trolley Background. Russell

  • Chapter Archive Announced. Magee

  • Plymouth Switcher Identified.

  • Cape May Seashore Lines.

  • My Ride in a Caboose. Baile

  • NJ Transit Inaugurates New Newark Light Rail Service. Burlage

  • A Digest of Studies of Rail Transit for Southern New Jersey 1931 to Date. Vigrass

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 11, No. 4 - Summer 2006

  • Saturday Afternoon at Gate Block Station. Lee

  • Tribute to G. Lester Whitfield. Hoeft

  • World War II and Dreamville, Ohio. Lee

  • Railroad Anniversaries. Kozempel

  • A Brief History of the Winchester & Western Railroad.

  • A Trip to Boston via NJT and Amtrak. Seidelmann

  • New York & Long Branch Railroad Freight Operations. Hoeft

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 11, No. 3 - Spring 2006

  • Childhood Memories of Aldene. Albury

  • Our Gang Rides at Richland. Marian/Coxey

  • Wartime Salem and the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines. Githens

  • The Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines at War. Baile

  • Jersey Central Monmouth Park Trains. Rosenbaum

  • Local Scene.

  • A Dutch Treat. Williamson

  • The 1943 Delair Wreck. Stanton

  • Pine Street. Stanton

Vol. 11, No. 2 - Winter 2005

  • My Adventures with Thomas the Tank Engine. Baile

  • Local Scene.

  • The Pennsylvania Railroad L1s Mikado Revisited. Kozempel

  • The Seven-Day a Week Afternoon Assignment. Hoeft

  • Restoration of Trolley Service to SEPTA's Route 15. Ciocciola

Vol. 11, No. 1 - Autumn 2005

  • Pennsylvania Railroad Monmouth Park Trains. Rosenbaum

  • Movie Review: The Station Agent. Marian

  • A Connection. Stanton

  • Arbitraries. Hoeft

  • Rainy Days and Towers. Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • In-Place Rail Welding on Conrail's Beesleys Point Secondary. Ciocciola

  • CTE Turntable Pit Blaze. MacDonald/Peters

Vol. 10, No. 4 - Summer 2005

  • Engineer Eddie Fell's Last Time Book. Lee/Long

  • Route 55/Gloucester Corridor DRPA/PATCO Assessment Study. Vigrass

  • Movie Review: Human Desire. Marian

  • He Knew 'JOHN BULL'.

  • Local Scene.

  • The Reading G3 in Southern New Jersey. Kozempel

  • Absecon Grade Crossing Elimination Project.

Vol. 10, No. 3 - Spring 2005

  • Living with and Working for the CNJ (Atsion, et al). Young, Gerber

  • An Incident in Gloucester (Runner 22A). Stanton

  • Camden Terminal Enginehouse (CTE): Sam Etris Photos. Kozempel

  • The Local to End All Locals (CNJ Freehold Branch passenger train). Hoeft

  • West Jersey & Seashore RR (1907 financial review).

  • Local Scene.

  • Arranged Conrail Southern New Jersey Freight Service schedule as of December, 2004.

Vol. 10, No. 2 - Winter 2004

  • Military (GI) Railroading with the 706th Railway Grand Operating Division. Cooper, Plenefisch

  • Turner Classic Railroads? Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • Refreshment Car Service on the North Jersey Coast Line. Rosenbaum

  • The Proper Method (Train Orders at Brown Tower). Lee

Vol. 10, No. 1 - Autumn 2004

  • Aldene and the Plan. Albury

  • PRSL Industrial Site Search. Baile

  • Train Time at Tuckahoe. Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • Atlantic City Railroad Takes Part in Camden Civic Celebration (July 1916).

Vol. 9, No. 4 - Summer 2004 (Quantity Limited)

  • Equipment Manipulation (on the CNJ and NY&LB). Hoeft

  • WJC Visit to the Strasburg Railroad. Lewis

  • 2004 Boy Scout Railroading Merit Badge Forum. Burlage

  • Camden's Mysterious Bridge. Stanton

  • The Day the Race Train Faltered.

  • A Third Life. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel.

Vol. 9, No. 3 - Spring 2004

  • Growing Up with the PRSL in Salem. Githens

  • A Ride on the Southern Railroad of New Jersey's Salem Branch. Baile

  • Oldmans Creek Trestle Repair.

  • Townsends Inlet Bridge Watchman. Brazel, Wells

  • “Is this the Train to Easton?” (Cape May Seashore Lines Fantrip 11/1/03). Marian/Farrell

  • NJT's Secaucus Junction. Holtz

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 9, No. 2 - Winter 2003

  • Railroads, Business and Southern New Jersey (Address by Reading President J. A. Fisher, 11/3/53).

  • Tribute to Walter A. Zackon. Vigrass

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • The Frankford Swing. Seidelmann

  • Beaneries. Hoeft

  • Local Scene.

  • Christmas 1925 in Camden. Pardee

Vol. 9, No. 1 - Autumn 2003

  • When the PRR Returned to Hazlet. Rosenbaum

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

  • PRSL Album (Ertis Photos).

  • Cruising the Corridor. Marian

  • Conrail (CSAO), CSX, and NS Southern NJ Local Freight and Unit Train Schedules.

Vol. 8, No. 4 . - Summer 2003 (Note: Dated "Spring 2003")

  • Millville Headout (Philadelphia & Wildwood RPO). Wentzel

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • PRSL Album - Camden (Samuel Franklin Ertis Photos).

  • Yard Limits. Hoeft

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 8, No. 3 - Spring 2003

  • PRSL Album 1937-1953 (Part I). Etris, Brazel, Wentzel

  • SEPTA Route 15 Trolley. Ciocciola

  • I've Got Heat. Hoeft

  • Bridgeton Branch Wreck of 3/14/1888. Cook

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

  • PATCO Rapid Transit Extension Assessment. Vigrass

  • Book Review: We Had a Shore Fast Line. Marian

Vol. 8, No. 2 - Winter 2002

  • Why the Cross-County Trolley Was Never Built. Stanton

  • A Dream Fulfilled (Riding CNJ Observation Car 1178). Albury

  • A Mystery Solved (BU Tower in Burlington). Kozempel

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

  • Conrail Southern NJ Freight Schedules.

Vol. 8, No. 1 - Autumn 2002

  • Over & Under (Bridges on the Atlantic City Line). Long, Wentzel

  • My Golden Years of Railroading. Githens

  • My Trip to Baltimore. Vogel

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 7, No. 4 - Summer 2002 (Note: Dated "Summer")

  • The Atlantic City Railroad Wreck at Winslow Junction. MacDonald

  • Cape May Seashore Lines Heritage Tour. Marian

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line Update. Kozempel

  • Short Cuts. Hoeft

  • Delaware River Bridge Day. Marian

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 7, No. 3 - Spring 2002

  • The Great Atlantic Coastal Storm of March 1962. Cook

  • Camden to Cape May by RDC in a Blizzard. Olden

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line Update. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 7, No. 2 - Winter 2001 (Quantity Limited)

  • PRR L1s Steam Locomotive in South Jersey. Kozempel

  • Recollection of the PRSL in Collingswood. Dyre

  • WJC Tours SEPTA Shops. Farrell, Dawson

  • Snow Duty (on the CNJ Southern Division). Hoeft

  • Light Rail Line Update. Kozempel

  • Local Scene.

Vol. 7, No. 1 - Autumn 2001

  • Salem Scene: the 40-A Drill Crew. Githens

  • Perth Amboy Connection. Rosenbaum

  • Farewell to the Newark PCCs Fantrip. Russell

  • Silver Card Redux: Budd Cars 2001. Marian

  • Local Scene.

  • Light Rail Line Update. Kozempel

Vol. 6, No. 4 - Summer 2001

  • Named Trains of the PRSL and Predecessors. Baer

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line Report. Kozempel

  • The Observation Car: Silver Anniversary. Marian

  • 'Mickey Mouse Rules.' Hoeft

  • Current Events.

Vol. 6, No. 3 - Spring 2001 (Quantity Limited)

  • Silver Cars to the Seashore: The 50th Anniversary Ceremony in Cape May. Marian

  • Memories of the PRSL Bridgeton-Camden Commuter Train. Githens

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line Report. Kozempel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 6, No. 2 - Winter 2000

  • Summers, Seashore Lines and the Sixties: Confessions of a PRSL Block Operator. Magee, Marian

  • A Most Wonderful Picnic. Connell

  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Line Report. Kozempel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 6, No. 1 - Autumn 2000

  • Dim Prospects: The Delaware River and Atlantic Railroad. Schopp

  • Oldest PRR Coach a Goner.

  • A Ride on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line. Holtz

  • Beesley's Point Power Plant Tour. Hitzel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 5, No. 4 - Summer 2000 (Sold Out - PDF 5.6MB)

  • My First Trip on the Back Road. Wentzel

  • A Tale of Two Cabin Cars. Kozempel

  • Recollections of Eddie Fell. Long

  • Background on the Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex Line Controversy. Hoeft

  • Video Review: The Pennsy in New Jersey. Marian

  • Stack Talk. Moran

  • “I Tought Dey Vant Us to Call.” Hoeft

  • Current Events.

Vol. 5, No. 3 - Spring 2000 (Sold Out - PDF 5.5MB)

  • The Florence Branch. Kozempel

  • Middletown & Hummelstown Trip. Connell

  • West Jersey Chapter Financial Report. Sweeney

  • A Day at Hamilton and Rahway with a Train Ride to Matawan. Holtz

  • Video Review: A Century and a Half at Horseshoe Curve. Marian

  • West Jersey Chapter Train Shows. Gilanyi

  • Current Events.

Vol. 5, No. 2 - Winter 1999

  • Growing up by the Railroad. Long

  • Master Plan Funded for N. J. Transportation Museum.

  • Corrections to Dark Territory - Reprise. Hoeft

  • Current Events.

Vol. 5, No. 1 - Autumn 1999

  • Dark Territory - Reprise. Hoeft

  • On the Way to Cape May. Marian

  • Graybeards Review Lubin Philadelphia Films. Brazel

  • New Jersey Railroad-Related Web Sites.

  • James E. Strates Show Visits South Jersey. Kozempel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 4, No. 4 - June 1999

  • My (Almost) First Ride Behind Steam. Baer

  • Last Run of the Broker from Jersey City. Rosenbaum

  • Something for Everyone. Marian

  • Video Review: PATCO's Lindenwold Line. Marian

  • Current Events.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 4, No. 3 - March 1999

  • Cape May Seashore Lines Reopens Line into Cape May. Magee

  • The Engine Needs a Couple Quarts of Oil. Hoeft

  • New York City Subway Railfan Trip. Vogel, Sweeney

  • More on the C&O Portable Layout. Adams

  • Walkin' Talkin' Cape May Blues. Marian

  • Current Events.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey. Schopp

Vol. 4, No. 2 - December 1998

  • A Relationship: The C&A, Collingswood, and the West Jersey Chapter. Mountney

  • Chapter Sponsored Film Restoration. Plenefisch

  • Steam Locomotive Usage on the PRSL. Cook

  • My Ride on a Conrail Wayfreight. Baile

  • Atlantic City Observations. Holtz

  • Current Rail Scene in South Jersey.

  • Current events.

Vol. 4, No. 1 - September 1998

  • An Awakening. Kozempel

  • Who Cries for Conrail? Marian

  • Shooting OCS104. Farrell

  • The Wreck of the Blue Comet. Dyre

  • Video Review: Atlantic City Trolley Days. Marian

  • Video Review: Steam in Indian Summer: Vol. II - The PRSL. Marian

  • Friends of the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Museum. Plenefisch

  • Current Events.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey.

Vol. 3, No. 4 - June 1998

  • Dark Territory: No Signals, No Blocks, No Radios (Part II). Hoeft

  • Summer Traffic on the ACRR.

  • Current Rail Scene in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey.

Vol. 3, No. 3 - March 1998

  • A Look at the Current Scene. Holtz

  • The Dispatcher is Looking All Over for You Guys. Hoeft

  • Backward Compatibility.

  • United Railroad Historical Society. Plenefisch, Ciocciola

  • Ride till You Drop. Plenefisch

  • Clamtown Sail Car. Bradley

  • An Electric Railway to Atlantic City. Wentzel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 3, No. 2 - December 1997

  • Hanging around the Railroad. Cook

  • Annual Chapter Picnic. Seidelmann

  • Quirks of a Traffic Control System. Hoeft

  • Growing up by the Railroad. Long

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

Vol. 3, No. 1 - September 1997

  • Dark Territory: No Signals, No Blocks, No Radios. Hoeft

  • Camden & Atlantic Survey.

  • Notes on PATCO Since 1990 to Supplement the Book The Lindenwold Hi-Speed Line. Vigrass

  • Exchange Prisoners at the 38th Parallel”. Baile

  • Current Rail Scene in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

Vol. 2, No. 4 - June 1997

  • Camden & Amboy Railroad Ferries. Francis

  • Commuting on the Atlantic City Line. Holtz

  • On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City: The World's Largest Miniature Railway. Pardee, Wentzel

  • Current Rail Scene in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

Vol. 2, No. 3 - March 1997

  • Quinton Branch. Wentzel

  • Regiosprinter.

  • Memories of the Reading (PRSL). Field

  • Somewhere in the Woods around Egg Harbor City. Hitzel

  • PRR Engine No. 7279. Kozempel

  • Current Events.

Vol. 2, No. 2 - December 1996

  • A Ride on the Cape May Seashore Lines. Holtz

  • From the Trainmaster's Scrapbook. Cook

  • PRSL Passenger Service Discontinuance Dates. Baer, Coxey

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

Vol. 2, No. 1 - September 1996

  • South Amboy Engine Change. Rosenbaum

  • PATCO from a Different Perspective. Howard

  • Circus Move on the Southern. Hoeft

  • Current Events.

Vol. 1, No. 4 - June 1996

  • A Railfan's Delight. Long

  • Penns Grove Enginehouse Fire. Burlage

  • You Could Look It Up: The Railroad Rulebook (From Metro-North Commuter RR).

  • Along the Iron Trail in South Jersey.

  • Current Events.

Vol. 1, No. 3 - March 1996

  • Conrail Office Car Special Trip. Holtz

  • Current Events.

  • Vol. 1, No. 2 - December 1995

  • Cape May's Harbor Branch. MacDonald

  • Childhood Memories. Mountney

  • Current Events.

Vol. 1, No. 2 - December 1995

  • Cape May's Harbor Branch. MacDonald

  • Childhood Memories. Mountney

  • Current Events.

Vol. 1, No. 1 - September 1995 (Quantity Limited)

  • PRSL Work Equipment. Kozempel

  • Demise of the Broadway Limited. Coxey

  • Amtrak No Longer Runs in South Jersey. Hitzel

  • Current Events.