Skip to Content


NJRT 22: Ridgewood - Historic Rail Bridge

A cache by *Triforce* & JSpeedy Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 9/18/2016
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

At its largest extent, the North Jersey Rapid Transit (NJRT) ran from East Paterson, (Elmwood Park) New Jersey at the Broadway Bridge over the Passaic River to Suffern, New York.

From Public Service Railway by Sennstrom and Francis, pg.175

“North Jersey Rapid Transit owned eight passenger cars and one line car.”

These were double-ended railroad roof, heavy Jewett interurban cars.

NJRT was by no means a ‘light rail’ operation.

PSE&G has preserved the right-of-way (ROW) for much of the old NJRT route.

Ramsey has a bike trail with markers and observable artifacts. (GC: NJRT #01 to #07)

By 1912, NJRT was in receivership, and finally bought in 1928 by Public Service,

they hadn't paid their electric bills. Public Service merged it into their railways

(Public Service Railways), which also owned the Hudson River Lines that the NJRT

connected with in East Paterson (Elmwood Park).


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ybj, abeznyyl cynprq uvture guna guvf!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



101 Logged Visits

Found it 86     Didn't find it 7     Write note 3     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 4 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.