Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard

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Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard
ErieSignalTowerWaldwick.jpg
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard is located in Bergen County, New Jersey
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard is located in New Jersey
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard is located in the US
Erie Railroad Signal Tower, Waldwick Yard
Location Northeast end of Bohnert Place, West side of Railroad Tracks, Waldwick, New Jersey
Coordinates 41°0′55″N 74°7′29″W / 41.01528°N 74.12472°W / 41.01528; -74.12472Coordinates: 41°0′55″N 74°7′29″W / 41.01528°N 74.12472°W / 41.01528; -74.12472
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1886
Architectural style Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 87000847[1]
NJRHP # 714[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 23, 1987
Designated NJRHP April 16, 1987

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.[3]

Background[edit]

The original Waldwick Station was built c. 1887.

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.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Bergen County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. July 7, 2009. p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2008. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ Springstead, Curtis (May 22, 2009). "Erie Railroad's Waldwick Tower preserved By the end of the year, this 19th century interlocking tower in northern New Jersey will reopen as a museum". Railroad History. Trains. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  4. ^ Brunkhorst, Micheal; Corbett, Glenn P (2003), Waldwick, Arcadia Publishing, The Paterson and Ramapo Railroad was constructed from Paterson to the outskirts of Suffern, New York in 1848. Combined with the Paterson and Hudson River Railroad (completed a few years earlier), it created a link between the Erie Railroad at Suffern to the Paterson and Hudson River Railroad Ferry in Jersey City. 

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