The Caldwell Trolley
This spring is trolley season at the Caldwell Public Library in celebration of Janet & Bob Markman's recent gift of a miniature Caldwell Trolley. You can admire it in the Gene and Kathryn Collerd Local History Resource Room.
Photographs and documents in this exhibit come from the library's Local History Collection.
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Caldwell Public Library Local History Collection
"Wars and rumors of wars"
"The questions for and against are weighed in every house and on every street corner in the village"
"A new era for the hamlets of ancient Horseneck. A day of free rides and rejoicing."
Direct Trolley line to Newark comes in 1899
We Ride the Trolleys! Saves Tires! Saves gas!
"Damn the buses-Full speed ahead"
From the New Jersey Railway Historical Society
Trolley fun for kids