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By:Ben Kranefeld
Dates:12/25/2011 - 12/25/2011
Album Info:The photos in this album are of the former Central Railroad of New Jersey's Southern Division. They begin in Lakehurst, NJ and continue south to Vineland, NJ.
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Lakehurst Run-around
Title:  Lakehurst Run-around
Description:  When WPSA-31 still ran as far as Lakehurst (2010), this run-around was the southern most point at which the power could reverse to the oposite end of the train to head back north
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:04:04 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Manapaqua Branch Bridge
Title:  Manapaqua Branch Bridge
Description:  Looking south at the trestle over the Manapaqua Branch Creek and the Rt 70 overpass in the distance
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:04:52 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Track
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Signal Bridge
Title:  Signal Bridge
Description:  A former CNJ signal bridge and concrete phone shanty at the foot of the Rt 70 overpass
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:05:43 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Track
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Concrete Phone Booth
Title:  Concrete Phone Booth
Description:  Once located all along the CNJ Southern Division, these phone booths were used by train crews to recieve orders and information
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:26:40 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
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Tom's River Switch
Title:  Tom's River Switch
Description:  This switch marked the begining of the Tom's River Industrial Track with curved to the left. The Southern Division continued straight towards Winslow Jct
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:27:20 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Lakehurst
Title:  Lakehurst
Description:  Looking across the intersection of Brown Ave & Railroad Ave at the old crossbucks and lights and the Lakehurst water tower
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:30:02 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
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Brown Avenue
Title:  Brown Avenue
Description:  The out of service grade crossing across Brown Ave which lead to the former Tom's River Industrial Track and the "Oceangro" fertilizer unloading station
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:30:45 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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"Oceangro" Fertilizer Unloading Station
Title:  "Oceangro" Fertilizer Unloading Station
Description:  Located in between the Tom's River Industrial Track and the Southern Division in Lakehurst. Out of service circa 2009
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:31:33 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Tom's River Industrial Track
Title:  Tom's River Industrial Track
Description:  Curving off through the weeds and overgrowth to Tom's River. Last saw service in the early 2000's
Photo Date:  12/25/2015  Upload Date: 12/27/2015 3:32:17 PM
Location:  Lakehurst, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Looking South
Title:  Looking South
Description:  Looking south along Manchester Blvd. The Lacey Rd grade crossing is in the distance.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:53:46 PM
Location:  Whiting, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  455   Comments: 1
Lacey Rd (Rt 530) grade crossing
Title:  Lacey Rd (Rt 530) grade crossing
Description:  Newer signals and crossing protection has been installed by NJ Seashore Lines at the Lacey Rd crossing in hopes of restoring the line to active service.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:04:26 PM
Location:  Whiting, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Roosevelt City Blvd (Rt 539)
Title:  Roosevelt City Blvd (Rt 539)
Description:  Looking north across Roosevelt City Blvd
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:30:16 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Abandoned RoW
Title:  Abandoned RoW
Description:  Just north of Roosevelt City Blvd. RoW recently cleared
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:32:12 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Looking towards Whiting
Title:  Looking towards Whiting
Description:  Another shot of the RoW north of Roosevelt City Blvd
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:29:21 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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South of Roosevelt City Blvd
Title:  South of Roosevelt City Blvd
Description:  New ballast laid just south of the grade crossing
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:30:54 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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St Marys Ave crossing
Title:  St Marys Ave crossing
Description:  A dirt crossing deep in Brendan T. Byrne State Forrest. This view is looking south
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:36:01 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Crossbucks
Title:  Crossbucks
Description:  These crossbucks still remain at the Railroad Ave crossing. Just off of Pasadena Woodmanse Rd
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:40:33 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  418   Comments: 1
Overgrown Grade
Title:  Overgrown Grade
Description:  Looking south towards Chatsworth at the abandoned Railroad Ave crossing
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:41:21 PM
Location:  Manchester Twp, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Recent Track Work
Title:  Recent Track Work
Description:  Looking north across Mt Misery Rd at the newly installed grade crossing, which was done in hopes of returning service to Clayton Sand which is just south of this location
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:29:01 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Mt Misery Rd
Title:  Mt Misery Rd
Description:  New grade and rails have been laid across Mt Misery Rd
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:30:30 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  197   Comments: 1
South at Mt Misery Rd
Title:  South at Mt Misery Rd
Description:  Looking south towards Chatsworth
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:31:28 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  180   Comments: 0
Clayton Sand siding
Title:  Clayton Sand siding
Description:  The turnout that led into the Clayton Sand plant (this shot is looking north)
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:32:24 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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"In pieces"
Title:  "In pieces"
Description:  This is the former switch that lead into the Clayton Sand plant from off of the Southern Division. Most of the switching mechanism has been removed
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:33:12 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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RoW & snow
Title:  RoW & snow
Description:  Looking north from the sand plant at the former Right-of-Way which is covered in dead weeds and fresh snow
Photo Date:  1/31/2015  Upload Date: 1/31/2015 11:34:01 PM
Location:  Woodmansie, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Rt 72 Trestle
Title:  Rt 72 Trestle
Description:  Looking west
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:47:30 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge
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South over Rt 72
Title:  South over Rt 72
Description:  Looking towards Chatsworth above Rt 72
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:45:40 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Track
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North over Rt 72
Title:  North over Rt 72
Description:  Looking towards Lakehurst above Rt 72
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:46:57 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Track
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Abandoned Switch
Title:  Abandoned Switch
Description:  Located along Savoy Blvd, just north of Main St in Chatsworth
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:48:05 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Switch in the woods
Title:  Switch in the woods
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:48:58 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  647   Comments: 2
Former passing siding
Title:  Former passing siding
Description:  The Chatsworth Station once existed in this area
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:49:42 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Chatsworth Station
Title:  Chatsworth Station
Description:  Moved from its original location along the line, the former CNJ Chatsworth Station now serves as a private dwelling
Photo Date:  9/1/2012  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:15:01 PM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Station
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Views:  447   Comments: 1
CNJ Crossing Protection
Title:  CNJ Crossing Protection
Description:  What remains of the "Look Out For The Locomotive Stop & Listen." cast iron sign in the Franklin Parker Preserve off of Route 532
Photo Date:  1/28/2017  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:51:12 AM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
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CNJ Crossing Protection
Title:  CNJ Crossing Protection
Description:  What remains of the "Look Out For The Locomotive Stop & Listen." cast iron sign in the Franklin Parker Preserve off of Route 532
Photo Date:  1/28/2017  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:52:13 AM
Location:  Chatsworth, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
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Carranza Rd
Title:  Carranza Rd
Description:  About where the pavement ends and the road turns to dirt, is the former grade crossing. The rails have long since been removed, and this view looking north shows where the tracks end (towards the left side of the picture)
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:44:50 PM
Location:  Tabernacle, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Overgrown Track
Title:  Overgrown Track
Description:  This shot was taken just south of the Carranza Rd crossing, looking north. 1978 was the last time these rails saw a train
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:47:51 PM
Location:  Tabernacle, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Missing Track
Title:  Missing Track
Description:  The rails have been removed at the former Tuckerton Rd grade crossing. This section of track is on the north side of the area in the Pines known as High Crossing
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:50:14 PM
Location:  Tabernacle, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Tuckerton Rd
Title:  Tuckerton Rd
Description:  Looking south at the former Tuckerton Rd grade crossing site. The rails begin again on the oppsite side of the road. This area is know as High Crossing
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:52:34 PM
Location:  Tabernacle, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Route 206
Title:  Route 206
Description:  Standing along the northbound lanes of Rt 206, the rails emerge from the dense forrest only to be swallowed up again by the asphalt of the State Hwy
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:55:11 PM
Location:  Atsion, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Route 206
Title:  Route 206
Description:  Standing along the southbound lane and looking north, the cracks in the asphalt and patch work show where the line crosses (underneath) Rt 206
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:57:20 PM
Location:  Atsion, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Crossing signal base
Title:  Crossing signal base
Description:  Just off of Rt 206 in the weeds are two of the former crossing signal bases that once protected the grade crossing at the Hwy. Seen here, the poured concrete base with the metal box that supported the signal and crossbucks
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/8/2014 11:59:05 PM
Location:  Atsion, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
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Looking north at Chew Rd
Title:  Looking north at Chew Rd
Description:  The severly overgrown RoW at Chew Rd
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:22:28 PM
Location:  Hammonton, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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"A break in the line"
Title:  "A break in the line"
Description:  Looking south towards Winslow along Fleming Pike, the rails that once crossed Chew Rd have since been taken up
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:17:16 PM
Location:  Hammonton, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  409   Comments: 1
Rt 30 Trestle
Title:  Rt 30 Trestle
Description:  Looking west
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:03:16 PM
Location:  Hammonton, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge
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"1927"
Title:  "1927"
Description:  The 1927 date stamp in the north side bridge abutment over Rt 30
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:13:44 PM
Location:  Hammonton, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge
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Over Rt 30
Title:  Over Rt 30
Description:  Looking north, towards Lakehurst on the Rt 30 trestle
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 3:13:04 PM
Location:  Hammonton, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Track
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CNJ style switch stand
Title:  CNJ style switch stand
Description:  Located at Winslow Jct
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:23:16 PM
Location:  Winslow, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Looking north
Title:  Looking north
Description:  Shot taken from the NJT Atlantic City Line trestle above the Southern Division at Winslow Jct
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:18:22 PM
Location:  Winslow, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  400   Comments: 1
Looking south
Title:  Looking south
Description:  Shot taken from the NJT Atlantic City Line trestle above the Southern Division at Winslow Jct. The Beesley's Pt Secondary trestle is in the distance. SRNJ's equipment is stored along the former Southern Division below.
Photo Date:  12/25/2011  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:17:20 PM
Location:  Winslow, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  625   Comments: 3
Recently abandoned
Title:  Recently abandoned
Description:  Taken just south of the Winslow Hot Mix plant (which is the southern most point of line activity), this view looking south shows the line which is no longer in use
Photo Date:  11/22/2013  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:09:54 PM
Location:  Winslow, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Track
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Views:  441   Comments: 2
Great Egg Harbor River
Title:  Great Egg Harbor River
Description:  The wooden trestle over the Great Egg Harbor River, looking south
Photo Date:  11/22/2013  Upload Date: 9/13/2014 4:10:59 PM
Location:  Winslow, NJ
Author:  Ben Kranefeld
Categories:  Bridge,Track
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