79.8 (M. & E.)
Delaware, New Jersey
owes its existence to John I. Blair and the building of the Warren Railroad.
In 1856 Blair purchased land in his own name and proceeded to lay out
building lots. He donated the station site to the railroad. The first
station was constructed at this time and was noteworthy as it was the
only one on the Warren Railroad to contain a dining facility.
The agent was discontinued
1930-34 and the stock yard was removed by 1930. A feed mill, coal company,
bulk oil dealer, Bethlehem Steel Co moulding sand were the nearby industries.
There was a separate freight house.
The New York, Susquehanna
and Western Railroad (N.Y.S.& W. R.R.) used the station until the
station closed in 1943. It was torn down in 1968. The track was abandoned
from Delaware to Washington on April 21, 1970.
- Delaware, Lackawanna
& Western Railroad in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 3, Taber III
- Lackawanna Railroad
in Northwest New Jersey, Greenberg/Lowenthal
Delaware | Hackettstown
| Hampton | Lake Hopatcong
| Manunka Chunk
| Oxford Furnace | Phillipsburg
| Port Murray | Washington