Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Milford in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Train Disaster

 
 
Train Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 22, 2015
1. Train Disaster Marker
Inscription.  The Oswaego Express plunged through a washed out bridge over Quequacommisscong Creek just to the south on 4 October 1877 after its last stop in Milford. Eight died.
 
Erected 2015 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 4, 1877.
 
Location. 40° 34.051′ N, 75° 5.836′ W. Marker is in Milford, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Milford Railroad (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial, Bridgeton Twp (approx. 0.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Milford World War I Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life Along The Canal (approx.
Local News Article image. Click for full size.
Milford Borough Historical Society
2. Local News Article
Click or scan to see
this page online
1.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mules and Men (approx. 1.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Canal Boats (approx. 1.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Train Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, July 22, 2015
3. Train Disaster Marker
From Local News Article image. Click for full size.
Milford Borough Historical Society
4. From Local News Article
From Local News Article image. Click for full size.
Milford Borough Historical Society
5. From Local News Article
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2015, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 23, 2015, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   2. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   3. submitted on July 23, 2015, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=85969

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Dec. 3, 2022