Roseland (Essex County) - It may seem hard to believe to drivers on I-280 in Roseland that a dairy farm once stood where office buildings can be found today. Becker Farm not only had cows but a miniature railroad that would transport passengers for two miles around the farm. While the farm is long gone, the Centerville and Southwestern Railroad still runs in Phillipsburg.

Roseland (Essex County) - It may seem hard to believe to drivers on I-280 in Roseland that a dairy farm once stood where office buildings can be found today. Becker Farm not only had cows but a miniature railroad that would transport passengers for two miles around the farm. While the farm is long gone, the Centerville and Southwestern Railroad still runs in Phillipsburg.

Irvington (Essex County) - Comedian Jerry Lewis grew up in Irvington. Early in his career he teamed with Dean Martin. Some of their earliest performances were at Atlantic City's 500 Club.

Irvington (Essex County) - Comedian Jerry Lewis grew up in Irvington. Early in his career he teamed with Dean Martin. Some of their earliest performances were at Atlantic City's 500 Club.

Elmwood Park (Bergen County) - Long a landmark beside I-80, the Marcal factory is now owned by the Soundview Paper Company and manufactures paper tissues, napkins and towels.

Elmwood Park (Bergen County) - Long a landmark beside I-80, the Marcal factory is now owned by the Soundview Paper Company and manufactures paper tissues, napkins and towels.

Bertrand Island Amusement Park was located in Mount Arlington, NJ, just a few yards north of the Landing, NJ border on an arm of land that jutted out into Lake Hopatcong. This park was one of New Jersey's most popular summer attractions from the 1920's thru 1983.

Bertrand Island Amusement Park was located in Mount Arlington, NJ, just a few yards north of the Landing, NJ border on an arm of land that jutted out into Lake Hopatcong. This park was one of New Jersey's most popular summer attractions from the 1920's thru 1983.

Cedar Grove (Essex County) - Frank Dailey's Meadowbrook was a nationally-known nightclub that featured musicians such as Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra and Duke Ellington.

Cedar Grove (Essex County) - Frank Dailey's Meadowbrook was a nationally-known nightclub that featured musicians such as Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra and Duke Ellington.

Frankford (Sussex County) - The Sussex County Horse and Farm Show had its start in 1940.  While typical fair offerings can be found, the horse show remains an important part of the annual event.

Frankford (Sussex County) - The Sussex County Horse and Farm Show had its start in 1940. While typical fair offerings can be found, the horse show remains an important part of the annual event.

Byram (Sussex County) - No need to head west to see a showdown at high noon.  Wild West City brings a little bit of the flavor of the Southwest to New Jersey.

Byram (Sussex County) - No need to head west to see a showdown at high noon. Wild West City brings a little bit of the flavor of the Southwest to New Jersey.

Bethlehem (Hunterdon County) - The Pattenburg Tunnel through Jugtown Mountain, was built by the Lehigh Valley Railroad in 1920s. Today, trains from Norfolk Southern blast through the tunnel.

Bethlehem (Hunterdon County) - The Pattenburg Tunnel through Jugtown Mountain, was built by the Lehigh Valley Railroad in 1920s. Today, trains from Norfolk Southern blast through the tunnel.

Elizabeth (Union County) - For 109 years Singer sewing machines were made in Elizabeth. In 1982 the huge plant closed but thousands of machines built in Elizabeth continue to operate.

Elizabeth (Union County) - For 109 years Singer sewing machines were made in Elizabeth. In 1982 the huge plant closed but thousands of machines built in Elizabeth continue to operate.

WHOEVER CONTROLS THE RIVER, CONTROLS THE FUTURE: October 6, 1777. Three thousand soldiers under command of British General Sir Henry Clinton undertake a dari...

WHOEVER CONTROLS THE RIVER, CONTROLS THE FUTURE: October 6, 1777. Three thousand soldiers under command of British General Sir Henry Clinton undertake a dari...

Pinterest
Search