The Morristown & Erie
A Brief Overview

Copyright 1999 by Steven P. Hepler

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Ben worked closely with customers along the former Lackawanna R.R. Chester Branch during their attempts to purchase the 4-mile line from Conrail in late 1983.


Ben also assisted the County of Morris during its purchase of two former Central Railroad of New Jersey branches operated by Conrail in the late 1980s. These County-owned lines are made up of the 7-mile High Bridge Branch between Wharton and Bartley, and the 6-mile Dover & Rockaway Line between Wharton and Rockaway.


Today, the Morristown & Erie Railway continues to provided service to the many communities along the "Whippanong Trail".


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