“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ringoes in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Black River and Western Railroad

Black River and Western Railroad image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 14, 2009
1. Black River and Western Railroad
Inscription.  In 1854 Flemington Transportation Co. Built roadbed from Flemington to Lambertville. Became part of Pennsylvania RR in 1871. BR&WRR began operations in 1965. Other business located on site include creamery, lumber yard, mattress factory and feed mill.
Erected by East Amwell Township Historic Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 40° 26.456′ N, 74° 52.392′ W. Marker is in Ringoes, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on County Route 579, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringoes NJ 08551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Servis-Quick Family Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ringoes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steam Era Signal & Switchstand (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of St. Andrew's Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Amwell Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Academy af Arts & Science
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Ringo's Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Landis House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringoes.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 849 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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