Locomotive Engineer's House

Locomotive Engineer's House (HM10WJ)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 28.082', W 74° 0.38'

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The senior railroad engineer, who ran Sandy Hook's locomotives, lived here. An extensive military railroad system carried guns and ammunition to the Sandy Hook Proving Ground and later supplied all of Fort Hancock. Today, the building is used as a residence for National Park staff. Please respect their privacy.

Sandy Hook Proving Ground operated from 1874 to 1919. Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10WJ
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number19
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584237 N 4480180
Decimal Degrees40.46803333, -74.00633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.082', W 74° 0.38'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 4.92" N, 74° 0' 22.80" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 975 Hartshorne Dr, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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