56-Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R.
Whippany Railway Museum
(Originally located at Andover Junction, NJ) Circa 1905. This mile post is from the DL&W Sussex Branch, which ceased operatons in 1966. “56” indicates the number of miles from Hoboken, NJ. Gift of Bill Jentz
Erected by Whippany Railway Museum.
Location. 40° 49.352′ N, 74° 24.724′ W. Marker is in Whippany, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Railroad Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany NJ 07981, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Telephone Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Railroad “Watch Box” (within shouting distance of this marker); I Am Steam Locomotive No. 385 (within shouting distance of this marker); Earle Richard Henriquez-Gil, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Iron Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanover Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Settlement of Whippanong (approx. ¼ mile away); Melville Mill (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whippany.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.