John From Belleville's

Erie Railroad-Newark Branch

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Hello, welcome to my Erie Railroad-Newark Branch Page.  I am gathering as much information as I can about this Line,

currently what is going on & what went on in the past.



Recorded on 01/30/2016


Newark Banch going by The ATHENIA STATION

Newark Branch heading to Van Ness for dropoff PT1

Newark Branch at Van Ness for dropoff PT2

Phantom Train Crossing Malfunction in Belleville
The NS Newark Branch in Belleville, NJ around mid afternoon something tripped the signal for three crossings.


The Hoffmann-La Roche collection

Note! I will be adding pictures sent to me by Jon McCann & Roche Richie
Last Updated - 01/18/2016

The Nutley Derailment

Last Updated - 01/18/2016

Kearny/Harrison Side - Pathmark Area

Last Updated - 01/04/2015


From the Belleville Turnpike+ DB Drawbridge & last ride over

Last Updated - 01/03/2015


Erie Railroad-Newark Branch - Last run(nearly)

Last Updated - 07/15/2013  


Innovation Fuels(formally called W.A.S. Terminals Page) - Links  + short video

Last Updated - 06/07/2013

Note! This location was always the "keeper of the flame" down this end of the Newark Branch-O.O.B. now :(


Erie Railroad-Newark Branch - Old Shots of most of the stations

Last Updated - 11/25/2012


Listed below is each Station West of the Passaic River in order.

 

1.) 4th. Street Station, Newark Depot & "Annie" Bridge(Newark side) Page

Last Updated - 02/10/2007


2.) Riverside Station Area Page Side of the Newark Branch - (Frey Chemical)

Last Updated - 07/18/2008

Great shots taken during the day time.


3.) Woodside Station Area & Erie Place side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 01/01/2009


4.) Cleveland Street Station Area Page Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 01/01/2009


5.) Essex Street Station(Belleville) Area Page Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 01/01/2009


6.) Walnut Street Station(Nutley) Area Page Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 01/01/2009


7.) Highfield Street Station(Nutley) Area Page Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated-12/10/2007 - + Daytime Video of the line delivering gondolas!


8.) Franklin Street Station(West Nutley) Area Page Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 05/27/2007


9.) Allwood Station Area of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 03/28/2009


10.) Athenia Station Area Page Side of the Newark Branch(plus Van Ness Plastic Molding)

Last Updated - 03/28/2009


11.) South Paterson/Paterson Stations + Old Map of Paterson(showing station locations)

Last Updated - 11/11/2008


Old Map of Newark(showing station locations)

Last Updated - 11/07/2008


The train going by still remaining station structures

Last Updated - 12/28/2008


NUTLEY TRESTLE SHOTS + Video

 01/17/2011



The next set of links is various shots taken over the years

Track Clean-up

 01/02/12


Hoppers parked in Nutley

 09/15/11


Track Clean-up

 08/01/11


Gondola pickup

 03/29/2011


Hoppers Dismantled

 03/14/2011


Gondola pickup

 03/09/2011


Gondola delivery

 02/22/2011


Gondola delivery at Nutley

 01/17/2011  


Tie Pickup

 12/23/10


Track Repair Links+ Video

 10/20/10


SD70 Delivery

 10/11/10


PSE&G Whitcomb Switcher

 12/04/2009


Colfax Avenue crash 

 07/24/2009


N/S 06/27/2009 run + Videos


N/S WEED TRUCKS 

Last Updated - 06/08/2009


Miscellaneous Apparatus shots

Last Updated -03/17/2009


From the Belleville Turnpike+ DB Drawbridge & last ride over New

Last Updated - 01/03/2015


Pathmark/Belleville

Last Updated - 07/17/2008


Miscellaneous shots

Last Updated -12/21/2007


Newark/Belleville/Nutley Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 07/25/2007


 Kearny/Harrison Side of the Newark Branch

Last Updated - 05/08/2007


Kearny/Harrison Side - Pathmark Area  

Last Updated - 02/10/2007


 

As a lot of you know, The NS Drawbridge of the Newark Branch was featured in the Annie movie. Click here to see scenes from that movie with the bridge in it.


Here are pictures of the Newark Branch: click here for Albert Kwolek's pictures


Click here for Wikipedia article about The Newark Branch


For some great shots of the Old Newark Branch: click here for Ken Meluso's pictures


Click here for Birch Lumber, Clifton, NJ

 

Click here for Hartz NS H-02(one of the last deliveries)

Some shots of the Orange Branch being ripped up or decaying

 

Click here for Furler Street, Totowa NS H-02

     


If you have anything to contribute to this web page, please contact John Porcaro at: PORCAROCPU@Aol.com