APRIL 2021:Hudson County in New Jersey is criss-crossed with major railroad crossings for freight, passenger, and rapid transit lines. Raymond Mercado takes us on a tour of these majestic crossings. All this and more in the April issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!
Hudson County in New Jersey is surrounded by rivers, requiring a network of bridges and tunnels to support rail and highway commerce and travel. Named for Henry Hudson, a sea captain who explored the area in 1609, the county is part of New Jersey’s Gateway Region in the New York metropolitan area.
The author arranged his first-ever photo charter for a private group of friends on the Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad totally on a whim, in an effort to capture the line’s unique segment of street-running track in operation.