Wall Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Newsstand was located at Manasquan NJ
NY&LBRR Station. Moved to Allaire November
The Union News Co. of New York had newsstands at most large rail stations, terminals and hotels in the NY Metropolitan area, operating from 1908 to 1969. Smaller newsstands such as this were built to be portable and hauled by train, wagon, or truck to wherever they were needed.
Erected by NJ Museum of Transportation and the Pine Creek Railroad.
Location. 40° 9.537′ N, 74° 7.78′ W. Marker is in Wall Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from County Route 524, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in the NJ Museum of Transportation, Pine Creek Railroad in Allaire State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NJ 07727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freneau Station (a few steps from this marker); PRR Watchman’s Shanty (within shouting distance of this marker); Allentown Station (within shouting distance 3-Sided Watchman’s Shanty (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Blocks from the Camden and Amboy Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church (about 500 feet away); Allaire Village (about 700 feet away); Millpond (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wall Township.
Also see . . . A History of the New Jersey Museum of Transportation and the Pine Creek Railroad. The New Jersey Museum of Transportation website. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 320 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.