Elberon Railroad Station

Address: Lincoln Ave., Long Branch, New Jersey. County/parish: Monmouth.

NRIS 78001777

1 contributing building.

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places October 30, 1990.

From Wikipedia:

Elberon station

Elberon is a railway station in the Elberon section of Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The station is served by New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line. Located at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Truax Road, It is the first station south of the electrified section of the line. The station has two side level high-level platforms and 229 parking spaces for commuter use.

Elberon station opened in 1876 as the fourth of four stations on the New York and Long Branch Railroad, a railroad jointly owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The railroad had a station downtown, along with stops at West End (Hollywood) and nearby Branchport. The depot caught fire on November 26, 1898 after burning telegraph wires ignited the depot, along with stations at Avon, Branchport and Asbury Park. Elberon burned completely while the rest suffered minor damage.

Elberon's depot was added to the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places in 1978. However, the depot caught fire on May 27, 1988, a complete loss. In October 1993, construction began on a replacement, which was finished and opened on June 3, 1996.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • Other
  • Queen Anne

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78001777

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