Remember the Sussex Branch hereHere
the Sussex Branch
of the Lackawanna Railroad
By Dave Rutan (284 pages)
a 20% discount off the cover price when
ordered directly from Lulu.com via the
links to the left.
available from several local book sellers.
copies available from the author.
ten years of research into the stations on the Sussex
Branch of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad
have been collected into one book. This volume is the
result of explorations through newspaper archives, maps,
and D.L. & W. company correspondence. Over 100 historic
photographs document the buildings which once stood in
the town centers of many Sussex County villages. Over
80 Original and redrawn maps show the area around each
station and nearby industries in the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries. If you remember the Sussex Branch or wish you
could, this is the book for you!
By David Rutan
Paperback, 112 Pages
6 x 8.5 in. Price: $15.00
delightful book is your ticket to ride on the now defunct
Sussex Branch of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
Railroad. Each of the 6 stories in this volume gives the
reader a chance to experience the joy of train travel
during different times in the history of Sussex County,
New Jersey. Mighty steam engines, picturesque stations,
the magic of railroading in Sussex County comes to life.
From its humble beginnings in 1854 to its last run in
1966, the Sussex Railroad has fascinated railroad fans
of all ages. But what was it really like to ride the rails?
Join the citizens of Newton as they celebrate the arrival
of the first train to their new station. Follow two children,
Emily and Josh, as their first trip turns into an exciting
adventure. Ride the last train from Branchville with the
ghosts of the past. Imagine what the future might have
been. All aboard the Sussex Railroad!