This page will contain some of the latest exhibits, equipment, projects and special events at the Whippany Railway Museum. Check here often to find out more information.
Federal Sign and Signal Corporation Model C3 1/2
|The Air Raid Siren, once a common place signaling device used in communities across the nation. It could be used for alerting firefighters about an active fire, warning the public of a potential natural or man-made disaster, or for less life threatening things such as school closings or that the kids should come home for dinner.
Click HERE to read more about this now fading piece of vital infrastructure.
|As America became laced with railroads in the latter half of the 19th century, it soon became apparent that safety warning signs and signals should be set up to protect people who wanted to cross the tracks.
Click here to learn about this important part of railroad safety, as well as some examples that are in the museum's collection
|The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), “The Standard Railroad of the World”, constructed nearly 1,200 N6b class wooden cabooses (or “Cabin Cars” as they were called on the PRR) from 1914 to 1923.
Click Here to read more about the history of this clasic piece of Museum & railroading History