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Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard

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Built  1886
NJRHP #  714
Opened  1886
Added to NRHP  23 December 1987
NRHP Reference #  87000847
Designated NJRHP  April 16, 1987
Area  400 m²
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard
Location  Northeast end of Bohnert Place, West side of Railroad Tracks, Waldwick, New Jersey
Address  Bohnert Pl, Waldwick, NJ 07463, USA
Architectural style  Queen Anne style architecture
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Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard, is located in Waldwick, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The tower was built in 1886 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 23, 1987.

Background

Constructed in 1848, the Paterson and Ramapo Railroad through Waldwick created a connection between the Erie Railroad at Suffern, New York to Paterson, where it linked with the Paterson and Hudson River Railroad to the terminal and ferry in Jersey City. A station at Waldwick was established in 1887. The yard around the depot was expanded in 1890.

References

Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard Wikipedia


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