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Whippany in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr.

Whippany Railway Museum

 
 
Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
1. Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Earl Richard Henriquez-Gill, Jr., Founder and President Morris County Central Railroad, Inc. December 24, 1928-June 8, 2007. Beloved friend and founding member of the Whippany Railway Museum.

“I’ve always been interested in Railroading. Steam was starting to die in the United States, and I wanted to be a part of preserving it.”
 
Erected by Members of the Whippany Railway Museum and the Morris County Central Railroad Veterans Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 40° 49.376′ N, 74° 24.739′ W. Marker is in Whippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Railroad Plaza. The marker is on the ground near the steps to the Whippany Railway Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany NJ 07981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Railroad “Watch Box” (a few steps from this marker); I Am Steam Locomotive No. 385 (a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Telephone Booth

Whippany Railway Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
2. Whippany Railway Museum
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 56-Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Iron Works (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Melville Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Village of Whippany (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hanover Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whippany.
 
In memory of Benjamin J. Friedland, President & General Manager, Morristown & Erie Railway, Inc. image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2015
3. In memory of Benjamin J. Friedland, President & General Manager, Morristown & Erie Railway, Inc.
August 25, 1942-August 3, 1998. Friend, member, and supporter of the Whippany Railway Museum. “Toot, Toot, Out of Town.” Erected by the members of the Whippany Railway Museum Note: This marker is near the Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr. marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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