I want to thank the
following people for their personal help with this website as well as their
assistance in other railroading areas:
My wife Jennifer, for all of her support on helping me with this site
as well as her assistance while trying to get photos
My Grandfather, for his Blue Comet memories
My father, for his memories of the final days of Conrail operations
on the southern end of the North Jersey Coast Line
Jack, from Gene's trains, for sharing his knowledge of railroading
for both the CNJ & PRR in the New Jersey area
John Winfrey, who first helped me determine a "schedule" for when
Conrail trains would travel along the Southern Secondary
All of the railfans on the "CR on Southern Secondary" forum
Seashore's Finest Train: The Blue Comet-by Joel Rosenbaum and
Tom Gallo. Published by Railpace Company, 1983.
Trail of the Blue Comet: A History of the Jersey Central's New Jersey Southern
Division-by Christopher Baer, William Coxey and
Paul Schopp. Published by West Jersey Chapter, National
Railway Historical Society, 1994.
Unique New York & Long Branch-by Joel Rosenbaum and Tom Gallo.
Published by Audio-Visual Designs, 1985.
of America: Along the Toms River-by the Ocean County
Historical Society. Published by Arcadia Publishing, 1996.
of America: Point Pleasant-by Jerry Woolley. Published by
Arcadia Publishing, 1995.
of America: Point Pleasant Volume II-by Jerry Woolley
Published by Arcadia Publishing, 1997.
of America: Point Pleasant Volume III-by Jerry Woolley
Published by Arcadia Publishing, 1999.
Motive Power Review Volume 1-by Gordon Lloyd and Louis Marre
Published by Interurban Press, 1992.
Jersey Transit Rail Operations-by Joel Rosenbaum and Tom Gallo.
Published by Railpace Company, Inc., 1996.
Northeast Railroad Scene Volume 5: The Jersey Central-by
Bob Pennisi. Published by Railroad Avenue Enterprises, 1980.
Next Station Stop Will Be...(written and published by)
Railroadians of America, 1985.