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Milford in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Train Disaster

 
 
Train Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 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); Spring Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); Alexandria Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Holland Township Veterans Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Categories. DisastersRailroads & Streetcars
 
Train Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, July 22, 2015
2. Train Disaster Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2015, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2015, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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