Pompton Plains station

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Pompton Plains Railroad Station July 2017.jpg
The Pompton Plains railroad station viewed from the track side in July 2017.
Location33 Evans Place, Pequannock Township, New Jersey 07444
Owned byMontclair Railway (1872 – 1878)
New York and Greenwood Lake Railroad (1896 – 1943)
Erie Railroad (1943–1960)
Erie-Lackawanna Railway (1960–1966)
Township of Pequannock (2010–present)
Line(s)New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Platforms1 side platform
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code1779[1]
Opened1872; 147 years ago (1872)
ClosedOctober 3, 1966; 52 years ago (October 3, 1966)
Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
New York and Greenwood Lake Railroad
toward Jersey City
Pompton Plains Railroad Station
Pompton Plains station is located in Morris County, New Jersey
Pompton Plains station
Pompton Plains station is located in New Jersey
Pompton Plains station
Pompton Plains station is located in the US
Pompton Plains station
Nearest cityPequannock Township, New Jersey
Coordinates40°58′14″N 74°17′36″W / 40.97056°N 74.29333°W / 40.97056; -74.29333Coordinates: 40°58′14″N 74°17′36″W / 40.97056°N 74.29333°W / 40.97056; -74.29333
Arealess than one acre
Architectural styleGothic Revival
NRHP reference #08000136[2]
Added to NRHPMarch 5, 2008

Pompton Plains Railroad Station is located in Pequannock Township, Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The station was built in 1872 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 5, 2008. The station serves as the Pequannock Township Museum and was restored in 2010.[3]


James R. Evans was the station agent from the 1870s to turn of the 20th century.[4] Regular passenger train service for the train station ended in 1963, although shuttles from Mountain View remained until 1966.[5] Freight service to the station continued into the 1980s.

More recently, the station building was used as a clothing consignment shop, and later as a State Farm insurance office.

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  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. ^ "Pompton Plains Train Station dedication". North Jersey Media Group. April 28, 2010. Retrieved June 14, 2010.
  4. ^ Janoski, Steve (May 12, 2010). "Pompton Plains Train Station restoration complete". North Jersey Media Group. Retrieved June 17, 2010.
  5. ^ Yanosey, Robert J. (2007). Lackawanna Railroad Facilities (In Color). Volume 1: Hoboken to Dover. Scotch Plains, New Jersey: Morning Sun Books Inc. ISBN 1-58248-214-4.

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