Local Freight at Dix Haven  Contributor's Pick!       
With the Delaware & Raritan Feeder Canal along side, a Pennsylvania Railroad local freight runs north along the BelDel (Belvidere and Delaware Line). It is believed to be north of Trenton just south of Dix Haven. The train is heading towards Phillipsburg. Today the railroad ROW is a rail trail and the canal is a State Park. Meant to supply water to the main canal, the Feeder Canal was navigated by cargo vessels from the time of its completion in 1834. In 1932 it was taken over by the state to be used as a water supply (a purpose it still serves today, even in its protected park status).
Date: 1/15/1948 Location: Trenton, NJ   Map Show Trenton on a rail map Views: 2062 Collection Of:   Charles Knox Freericks
Locomotives: PRR 387(0-6-0)    Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
Local Freight at Dix Haven
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  1940s and 1950s
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Connor Chinoy General I have walked the path of this noble iron steed many times. 2/20/2012 7:11:40 PM

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