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Somerset Hills Historic Tidbits ...

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  • 1890 - April, Grant Schley (rhymes with "eye") organizes building the "Millionaires Express" train linking Far Hills to Gladstone. Service from Hoboken began six months later!

  • 1931 - January 6 - The first electric train (3,000 volts of Direct Current) runs on the Delaware Branch of the Lackawanna Railroad. T. Leonard Hill of Peapack was on that train from Hoboken to Bernardsville.

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