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
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.
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
A special express messenger has been placed on the Sussex Railroad, who
has the exclusive charge of all express matter that passes over their
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.