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Friday, November 07, 2003
"Trains and Light Rail"
The Tenafly Public Library is presenting a display entitled "Trains and Light Rail" in its exhibit cases through November 29.
Created by Tenafly resident Albert Cafiero, with technical computer support from Tenafly High School Librarian David DiGregorio.
Tthe display features historic photographs of the Tenafly Station built in 1873, historical maps of the Northern Railroad, time tables for the Erie Railroad, authentic ticket stubs dating back to World War I, a chronology of the Northern Railroad since 1859 and much more.
Light rail is highlighted in the display with trolley models, out of print publications, historical photographs of the trolley that ran through Tenafly, Englewood and Edgewater from the William R. Agnew Collection, NJ Transit light rail maps, modern photographs, a 1911 map of the Englewood Line and more.
The exhibit, which surrounds a NJ Transit model of contemporary Light Rail, also features an ongoing video display of prints of historical railroad stations and trains from our area including Tenafly, Norwood, Piermont, Cresskill, Nyack, North Bergen, Ridgefield, Palisades Park, Leonia, Englewood and others.
The Tenafly Public Library is located in the Municipal Center at 100 Riveredge Road.