Knowing Newark: a Trip Along the Pomeroy Newark Railroad
January 19, 7:00 PM
Join us as we welcome back Dr. Jim Jones for a virtual tour of the Pomeroy & Newark Railroad, which offers an answer to the question, “Why can’t trucks use N. Chapel Street?” as well as many other historical tidbits from the east side of Newark.
Although someone once called it “the railroad that should never have been built,” the Pomeroy & Newark Railroad played a significant role in the town’s industrial development and regional efforts (dreams?) of undermining the dominance of Philadelphia.