Station Pages for the Pennsylvania Railroad ( in Southern New Jersey)

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Pennsylvania Railroad


Station Pages

(in Southern New Jersey)


Camden and Amboy Railroad

Bordentown Branch

Notes
I = Interlocking Station or Plant
R = Interlocking - Remote Controlled from "????"
X = In service continuously
♠ = Junction with Camden and Burlington County Railroad Company (Pemberton Branch)
♣ = Junction with DR.R.R.&B.CO. Branch
♥ = Junction with Burlington & Mount Holly Railroad and Transportation Company
♦ = Junction with Kinkora and New Lisbon Railroad Company (Kinkora Branch)
† = Junction with Hightstown Branch
‡ = Junction with Main Line - New York to Philadelphia


Interlocking
or Junction
Block
Stations
Station Names Distance from P.R.S.L.
Division Post in Camden
Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Bordentown Branch
(P.R.S.L.)
Division Post
(PRR)
0.0
I X CENTER TOWER 1.0
12th Street 1.3
I, ♠ X COOPER TOWER 1.5
Pavonia 2.5
R - JERSEY ♣ HATCH .....
I X JERSEY TOWER 4.8
Delair 5.0
R - JERSEY ♣ X MINSON 5.7
Arch Street
Palmyra
7.1
Palmya 7.7
Riverton 8.3
Cambridge 11.0
Riverside 11.7 31 cars
DELANCO MOVABLE BRIDGE 12.3
Delanco 12.4
Perkins 13.7
Beverly 14.6
Edgewater Park 15.5
Burlington 17.4
R - JERSEY X MJ 18.3
East Burlington 18.4
Stevens 19.8
Florence 22.4
Roebling 23.2
Kinkora 24.1
Fieldsboro 26.0
(Philadelphia)
Division Post
(New York)
26.7
R - FAIR † X BO 26.7
Bordentown 27.0
Lalor Street
Trenton
31.7
Hamilton Avenue
Trenton
32.7
Trenton 33.1
I ‡ X FAIR 33.4
The Direction from Division Post
(P.R.S.L) to FAIR is Eastward


CAMDEN AND BURLINGTON COUNTY RAILROAD

Pemberton Branch

Notes
B = Attended Block Station
C = Controlled by "COOPER"
I = Interlocking Station or Plant
R = Interlocking - Remote Controlled from "COOPER"
X = In service continuously
♠ = Junction with Camden and Amboy Railroad (Bordentown Branch)
♣ = Junction with Delair Branch
♥ = Junction with Burlington & Mount Holly Railroad and Transportation Company
♦ = Junction with Mt Holly, Lumberton, and Medford Railroad (Medford Branch)
† = Junction with Vincentown Branch
‡ = Junction with Philadelphia and Long Branch Railroad (Birmingham Branch)
# = Junction with Pemberton and Hightstown Railroad (Dix Running Track)


Interlocking
or Junction
Block
Stations
Station Names Distance from P.R.S.L.
Division Post in Camden
Telegraph
Signals
Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Pemberton Branch
I, ♠ X COOPER 1.5 CK
R STATE STREET 2.0
Pavonia 2.5 CB
Wellwood 4.0
X West Merchantville/WD Block Station 4.1 WD
Merchantville 4.7 MR
Pennsauken 5.6 KN
Maple Shade 7.2 MQ
Lenola 8.2
West Moorestown 9.8 RS
X Moorestown 10.4 JS
X Stanwick Avenue 11.1 SW
Hartford 13.1 HF
Masonville 14.4 MA 23 cars
Hainesport 16.9 HS
X JN Block Station 18.4 JN
♥, ♦ B, C MOUNT HOLLY 18.7 MH 25 cars
X BJ Block Station 18.9 BJ
Smithville 21.2 SV
Ewansville 22.0 CG
B, C BIRMINGHAM 23.4 BR
# X, C PEMBERTON 24.9 B 25 cars
The direction from COOPER to PEMBERTON
is southward.
Pennsauken is a Emergency Block
Station


MT HOLLY LUMBERTON AND MEDFORD RAILROAD

Mount Holly-Medford Secondary Track

Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Station Names Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Mount Holly-Medford Secondary Track
18.7 Mount Holly
20.9 Lumberton
25.3 Medford
The direction from Mount Holly to
Medford is southward.


Vincentown branch of
the Camden and Burlington County Railroad Company 1861-1928

Vincentown Branch

Distance from
Ewansville
Station Names Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Vincentown Branch
0.0 Ewansville 22.0
2.8 Vincentown 24.8


PEMBERTON AND HIGHTSTOWN RAILROAD COMPANY

Dix Running Track

Built 1867
Camp to Hightstown leased to Union Transportation Company in 1888

Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Station Names Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Dix Running Track
24.9 Pemberton 25 cars
26.6 Shreve
27.7 Lewis
28.8 Camp (U.T.Co.)
The direction from Pemberton to Camp
is southward.

Union Transportation Company

KINKORA AND NEW LISBON RAILROAD COMPANY

Lewis-Kinkora Secondary Track

Built in 1872
New Lisbon to Lewistown abandoned 1909

Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Station Names Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Lewis-Kinkora Secondary Track
27.7 Lewis
28.5 Juliustown
30.7 Jobstown
33.8 Columbus
35.6 Sharp
37.9 New York Division Post
38.1 Kinkora
The direction from Lewis to
Kinkora is southward.


PHILADELPHIA AND LONG BRANCH RAILROAD COMPANY

Birmingham Branch

Notes
B = Attended Block Station
‡B = Unattended Block Station - Controlled by Beachwood
♥ = Junction with Camden and Burlington County Railroad Company (Pemberton Branch)
♠ = Junction with Browns Mills Branch 1890-1925
# = Junction with Tuckerton Railroad and Crossing with CNJ Southern Division
$ = Crossing with CNJ Barnegat Branch (Also referred to as the Toms River Branch)
♣ = Junction with Island Heights Branch 1884-1934
♦ = Junction with New York and Long Branch Railroad (NY&LB)


Interlocking
or Junction
Block
Stations
Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Station Names Telegraph
Signals
Siding Capacity
50 Foot Cars
Birmingham Branch
B 23.4 BIRMINGHAM BR
24.8 South Pemberton SB
28.0 New Lisbon SY 30 cars
30.1 Browns Mills Junction NC
33.6 Upton/Hanover Farms VN
38.0 Buckingham BA
# B 41.9 WHITINGS WN 20 cars
43.6 Keswick Grove VN
46.2 Crossley
B 51.3 Toms River TR 30 cars
$ B 51.9 BEACHWOOD
53.3 Island Heights Junction (Pine Beach) RJ 13 cars
54.8 Ocean Gate
56.5 Barnegat Pier BN
‡B 58.4 SEASIDE PARK 38 cars
59.2 Berkeley
59.8 Seaside Heights
61.1 Ortley OW
62.2 Lavallette VA 22 cars
63.2 Chadwick
66.7 Mantoloking KO
69.1 Bay Head BH
B 69.5 BAY HEAD JUNCTION HJ
The direction from BIRMINGHAM to
BAY HEAD JUNCTION is southward.


Browns Mills branch of
the Philadelphia and Long Branch
Railroad Company 1890-1925

Browns Mills Branch

Distance from
Browns Mills Junction
Station Names Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Browns Mills Branch
0.0 Browns Mills Junction 30.1
1.8 Browns Mills In-the-Pines 31.9


Island Heights Railroad Company
1884-1934

Island Heights Branch

Distance from
Island Heights
Station Names Distance from
P.R.S.L.
Division Post
Island Heights Branch
0.0 Island Heights 54.4
0.4 River Bank 54.1
1.0 Island Heights Junction (Pine Beach) 53.3


Telegraph Codes

By John Acton

Call Sign Location (Tower Name) Junction with
A CAMDEN (ALAN)
CB Camden (PAVONIA)
CK Camden (COOPER)
DI (Delair)
DU (JORDAN)
DY (DIVIDE)
FK PAVONIA YARDMASTER
FS (HATCH)
HI West Haddonfield(VERNON) C&A
HN Camden(MILL/R-CENTER) WJ&S/C&A
HQ Camden (CENTER)
MB MORRIS JCT (MINSON)

References

EMPLOYEE TIME TABLE

P-RSL / PRR Atlantic

  1. 23 June 19, 1932(BM)
  2. 18 SEPT 24, 1939
  3. 5 Sept,27, 1953 (EM)
  4. 6 October 26,1958
  5. 6-A April 26,1959
  6. 6-B June 21,1959
  7. 6-C October 25,1959
  8. 7-A June 19,1960
  9. 7-B October 30,1960
  10. 7-C April 30,1961
  11. 7-D October 29,1961
  12. 8-A October 27,1963
  13. 11 April 24, 1966
  14. 3 June 15,1970

PRR

  • Trenton Division
  1. 6 June 22, 1913 (BM)
  • Eastern Region
  1. 21 April 24, 1966
  2. 22 October 30, 1966 (EM)

Tables by --P-RSL 2005 06:15, 18 September 2009 (EDT)

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