Jul 29, 2014
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OLD PHOTOS: Manchester's Blue Comet

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OLD PHOTOS: Manchester's Blue Comet

From Ocean County, Four Centuries in the Making, by Pauline S. Miller:

Local John Wesley was an engineer on the New Jerset Southern Railroad. He operated a locomotive until he retired, and after serving as an engineer of the Blue Comet. The train engine, which ran through the area, was one of the fastest on any railroad.

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