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.