All Aboard the Glen Rock Express

by Mikayla Kim, Staff Writer

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The Glen Rock-Main Line station appears in this picture. The Glen Rock-Main Line train station is owned and operated by New Jersey Transit. This picture displays what the train station looks like in the modern day.

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The Glen Rock-Boro Hall train station appears in this picture. The train station is also owned and operated by New Jersey Transit like the Glen Rock-Main Line train station. This picture displays what the train station looks like in the modern day.

Photo Credit: Glen Rock Historical and Preservation Society
Located on Rock Road at Main Street, the Glen Rock-Main Line train station is one of the two main train stations in Glen Rock. This picture was taken circa 1912. This photo is used with the permission of the Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society and it cannot be used or reproduced without permission from the Society.

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The Main Line station was built in 1905 by the Erie Railroad and is now the home of the Glen Rock Historical and Preservation Society, which is a non-profit organization. The Society’s goal is to spread awareness and appreciation of the past and advancements of Glen Rock. This picture was taken circa 1912, seven years after the train station was built.
This photo is used with the permission of the Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society and it cannot be used or reproduced without permission from the Society.

Photo Credit: Glen Rock Historical and Preservation Society
A steam engine arrives at the Glen Rock-Main Line station, circa 1905. The station was used as a freight depot as well as a commuter line. This photo is used with the permission of the Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society and it cannot be used or reproduced without permission from the Society.

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Public tennis courts are displayed behind the Glen Rock-Main Line station, circa 1917. This photo is used with the permission of the Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society and it cannot be used or reproduced without permission from the Society.

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Currently, the tennis courts shown by the previous picture have been replaced with a parking lot.

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A commuter buys a ticket at a kiosk for the 8:33 a.m. 1706 train heading to New York/Hoboken.

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A man waits on a bench for the 1220 train heading to New York/Hoboken at 3:30 p.m.

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A woman waits on the Glen Rock-Main Line station’s platform, waiting to board the 8:33 a.m. Hoboken and New York bound 1706 train.

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The 1220 train, which is heading to Hoboken/New York, stops at the Glen Rock-Main Line station at 3:30 p.m. to pick up passengers.

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One of the conductors on the train waits just outside one of the open train car doors to ensure that all of the waiting commuters have boarded the train and the train is clear to leave the Glen Rock-Main Line station.

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Boarding the 1706 train heading to New York/Hoboken from the Glen Rock-Main Line station, a commuter walks up the steps of the departing train.

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The Glen Rock-Boro Hall train station is located on Rock Road, and is one of the two train stations situated in Glen Rock.

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Two passengers wait to board the 1161 train, scheduled to arrive at the Glen Rock-Boro Hall station at 4:02 p.m.

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Arriving at the Glen-Rock Boro Hall train station at 4:02 p.m., the 1161 train dropped off and picked up passengers.

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Passengers flood out of the open train car doors of the 1161 train, which arrived at the Glen Rock-Boro Hall station from New York/Hoboken.

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A man boards the 1161 train shortly after a rush of passengers departed the incoming train from New York/Hoboken.

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Two passengers walk along the Glen Rock-Boro Hall station’s platform, following their departure from the 1161 train.

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After exiting the 1161 train, commuters cross the train tracks to continue down Rock Road.