The Lackawanna has a successor to the "Comet." It is known
as Engine 'A',
and contains seats for six persons, aside from the crew, and will
seventy miles per hour with two coaches attached. It is elegantly
furnished and has electric fittings and appliances. It recently
initial trip over the Morris and Essex Division.
the New Jersey Herald January 12, 2003 issue)
the old freight depot could be removed and its place taken by
a neat freight station, before the holding of the Sesqui-Centennial
Anniversary. If the Lackawanna authorities want to do a real nice
for Newton they will make this change before the inportant occasion.
Eagle - January 28, 1903 issue
contractor of the new station has loaded all his tools and
material aboard the cars to be shipped away. The concreting of the
platform along the east bound track has not been completed, but
planked over to leave no trap holes.
Eagle - February 11, 1903 issue
A new sign,
"Netcong-Stanhope," was hung upon the new railroad station
at this place (Stanhope) on Monday, New stoves have been placed
passenger and ticket sales room, while one of the stoves from the
station will heat the baggage department.
Eagle - August 5, 1903 issue
The new freight
station for this place had its foundation started on Monday morning.
It is to be a frame structure, 60 by 24 feet and one story high.
Dennis O'Shea took his gang away the same day after being here four
and a half months. It is estimated that our new station and the
other improvements here already cost nearly or about $8,000, for
which our people appreciate the kindness of the railroad company.