The public service trolley lines in New Jersey by Edward Hamm

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Published by Transportation Trails in Polo, Ill .

Written in English

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  • New Jersey.


  • Public Service Corporation of New Jersey.,
  • Street-railroads -- New Jersey.

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StatementEdward Hamm.
LC ClassificationsTF725.P83 H36 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination397 p. :
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL657777M
ISBN 100933449291
LC Control Number97002949

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Public Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey, The Object Name: Book Catalog Number: Collection: Hoboken Transportation Collection Credit: Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum. Author: Hamm, Edward, Jr.

Summary: The Public Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey. History of the Public Service Corporation and its over miles of trolley lines in New Jersey, including the Bergen interurbans, the single track through Passaic, the Newark line, the Hudson Country street railways, the Central Division and the Camden trolleys/5(5).

Quite simply, this book is the encyclopedia of early 20th century trolley/interurban transit in New Jersey. The level of detail is extraordinary, including histories and maps of individual lines. Many of the photographs found within are virtually impossible to find anywhere else/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Running title: Trolley lines of public service. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. The Public Service Railway operated most of the trolley lines in New Jersey by the early 20th century. Public Service lines stretched from northeast New Jersey to Trenton, and then south to Camden and its suburbs.

Major parts of the system were: The Newark Public Service Terminal, a two-level terminal in downtown Newark. Meanwhile, the Public Service Company was running a trolley line north and south through Hackensack. The line terminated at the northern most boundaries on Main The public service trolley lines in New Jersey book at Zabriskie's Pond.

From there it went down Main Street, Hudson Street and through Little Ferry, Ridgefield and all the way to Weehawken Ferry. Public Service sold its transportation system to the New Jersey Transit inconsisting of a large network of bus lines and one trolley line, the City Subway.

The terminal building was demolished in June and replaced with the Public Service Enterprise Group headquarters, 80 Park Plaza. The unused Cedar Street Subway from the portal to a wall east of Broad Street still exists. The public service trolley lines in New Jersey book Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey, The - Book.

The Public Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey. By Edward Hamm, Jr. [Polo, IL: Transportation Trails, ] First printing.

4to softcover. pp., profusely illustrated. Includes a significant text and photographs of streetcars in Hoboken among the many places covered by the work. The Public Service choir singing the closing song at this morning’s Public Service Day church service. The service was held at the New Testament Church of God.

History of the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey and its founder and long-time president Thomas McCarter. At the turn of the 20th century utilities were primarily transport providers; Newark's Public Service Corporation came to be the major provider of intra and inter-city transportation services--trolley, electric rail, bus and ferry.

Public Service of New Jersey (Newark / Camden) All Service Vehicle (ASV) Public Service Coordinated Transport Company (PSCT) Public Service New Jersey (PSNJ) Public Service Streetcar Pix from Dave's. Any comments. Let me know at: New Stuff (Dec 15) First All Service Vehicle Run: September 1, Merger in New Jersey: Bus and Railway lines of Public Service Corporation to be consolidated under title “Public Service Co-ordinated Transport”, Electric Railway Journal, Janu Miklos, Frank S., – (much about his work restoring PS trolleyin Trolley Lines, Vol.

10, No. 3. Re: Map of Electric Railway Lines Controlled by the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey: Posted by trainsarefun on Sun Sep 7in response to Map of Electric Railway Lines Controlled by the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey, posted by ntrainride on Sun Sep 7 Between andthere was an elevated railroad for trolley car service between Hoboken Terminal and Jersey City.

The line was built by the North Hudson Railway Company and eventually became part of Public Service of New Jersey's operations. The line was initially operated by cable ("transit chains") and beginning inelectric traction.


For its size, in the early ’s South Amboy had a lot of railroad tracks running through it. In its railroad heyday, there were three railroads: the Camden & Amboy, the New York & Long Branch Railroad / Central Railroad of New Jersey / Pennsylvania Railroad, the Raritan River Railroad and two trolley lines: the Public Service Railway Company and the Jersey Central Traction Company.

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$ New Listing NEW YORK STATE RAILWAYS - UTICA LINES Timetable NYSR. $ 0 bids. $ shipping. Ending May   book referred to ("The Public Service Lines in New Jersey" by Edward Hamm, Jr. published by Transportation Trails of Polo, Illinois) if it is the one I have at home, is quite a work.

Leonia had a line that went from the NYCentral West Shore terminal in Weehawken (via a trolley 'elevator' down the cliff face) that went up to Dumont and later became. Untilthe HR Line was the only remaining large street railway system in the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey teerritory that had not been merged into the Corp.

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Most of the bus routes in this area were not part of Public Service Coordinated Transport or Transport of New Jersey, by the time New Jersey Transit assumed the operations.

Many of the Union County and Middlesex County routes were part of the Central Division of Public Service Coordinated Transport, but were eventually discontinued or sold. Inafter the end of All Service Vehicles, Public Service tried a new General Motors Corp.

All Service Vehicle No. D Some test trackless trolley wire was erected one way on part of one of the remaining surface car lines, the test trips ran the other way on Diesel. According to the authoritative book on the subject, “The Public Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey” by Edward Hamm, Jr., this second trolley line, initially the Middlesex & Somerset Traction Company, was a little over 16 miles long and connected South Amboy and New Brunswick.

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Quinby. The. Camden's trolley system, initially developed by local firms beginning in the early s, became in the nucleus of the Southern Division of the Public Service Railway Company, which developed the Newton Avenue Car Shops as the division's headquarters for repair, maintenance and operations.

The Trenton-Princeton Traction Company ran the old trolley, known as the "Fast Line," through this corridor from around until The fare was only 10¢.

The Johnson Trolley Line Trail occupies a portion of right-of-way abandoned by the former trolley company.

Public Service Coordinated Transport, Newark, NJ, (as car No. 14) Acquired by Muni from New Jersey Transit, Newark, NJ, Builder St. Louis Car Co. Restored by Brookville Equipment Company, PA, Seats 50 Wei lbs. Length 46′ 5″ Width 9′ 0″ Height 10′ 3″ Motors 4 General Electric Trucks B-2 Brakes Electric.

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Car is the last complete & operable Public Service car, nice exterior paint but LOTS of work still needed. It ended its days as a single end car with high-back upholstered bus seats but was.

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Two wires, and two trolley poles, are required to complete the electrical differs from a tram or streetcar, which normally. Decorated for California or New Jersey transit agencies, the outfit features the trolley, a watt power supply, a passenger shed with detail items, and a loop of the brand-new Industrial Rail track system.

The trolley The tooling of the trolley looks unchanged, which is fine by my book. The body of the car is 9 inches long (36 feet in O scale). Decorated for California or New Jersey transit agencies, the outfit features the trolley, a watt power supply, a passenger shed with detail items, and a loop of the brand-new Industrial Rail track trolleyThe tooling of the trolley looks unchanged, which is fine by my book.

Don't know if you've ever read Edward Hamm Jr's great book The Public Service Trolley Lines in New Jersey, but it states that cable service on the elevated line stopped in and electric trolleys took over permanently. Reply Delete.Public Service New Jersey (PSNJ) Forward: Bloomfield car and rear end of ASV demonstrator D was taken in at the Bell Street Loop adjacent to Montclair Carhouse.

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