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Miscellaneous Articles from 1874
New Jersey Herald - February 12, 1874 issue

The locomotive "Franklin," on the Sussex Road, is being overhauled and will soon be converted into a coal burner, with Osman's patent stack.

New Jersey Herald - May 28, 1874 issue

The new Sussex Railroad time-table has not yet made its appearance, owing to want of a proper understanding with the D. L. & W. Co.

The old turn-table on the Sussex Railroad, at Branchville, broke down on Thursday last, since which time they have been compelled to back down to the junction, below Lafayette, or to Newton to turn.

New Jersey Herald - November 4, 1874 issue

On Thursday afternoon last Conductor Booth and Engineer Nolan, in charge of a special train consisting of two cars, made the run from Newton to Waterloo, 11 1/2 miles, in 14 minutes. It is reported that the run has been made in 18 minutes.

New Jersey Herald - November 11, 1874 issue

Workmen have been engaged the past week in lathing and plastering the depots at Warbasse Junction and McAfee's Valley, and making other improvements for the comfort of passengers during the Winter. This is an improvement long wished for, especially by those taking the cars at Warbasses (sic), where they have been compelled to wait in a building which furnished but little shelter from the cold and rain during the Fall and Winter.

New Jersey Herald - December 3, 1874

(125 years ago section)

It is rumored that the Sussex Railroad Company will shortly place two new passenger coaches of the latest and elegant pattern on their road.

A special express messenger has been placed on the Sussex Railroad, who has the exclusive charge of all express matter that passes over their road.
Engineer Nolan, Fireman Farrel and Brakeman Booth, of the Sussex Railroad, desire to return thanks to the parties chartering the special train on the occasion of the wedding ceremony at Lafayette on Thursday evening last, for the substantial favors bestowed upon them. Who will be the next to remember them?

New Jersey Herald - December 16, 1874 issue

On Tuesday night of last week the Sussex Milk train killed two cows on its down trip. One near Franklin and the other at the stone quarry near Andover.

On Monday night of last week an attempt was made to throw the milk train of the Sussex Railroad from the track by placing a large log across the rail near Waterloo. This is the second time that obstructions have been placed on the track at this place during the past month.