Have you seen this road? Can you help me find this?

pines rider

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i think it might be an old railroad
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That looks like one of the roads that the sand company made in the late 70s and early 80s near the Forked River Mountains. Just a guess. What makes you think it is a railroad?

Guy
 

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That road is pretty distinctive. I was pretty certain I had the correct road. I watched it being built. I have to assume these were test holes because later they were gone.


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Cool photo Guy. I'm quite surprised to see how low the water table was that year. What was that, like 1976?

I would have to get my slides out to find the exact development date. For some reason that file does not have the date on it. With that said, I believe it was a few years later around 1978 because the below photo of the hill they removed was taken around the same time and that says it was developed 1/79 which would mean late 1978. So summer fall and early winter of 1978 seems about right but I could be wrong.

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As stated, that's not the railroad, but there was however a railroad that ran near there. If you check the sattelite photos it ran parallel to Lacey Rd. in a straight line right from Whiting to Rt. 9. Separated by the Parkway of course.
 

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That looks like one of the roads that the sand company made in the late 70s and early 80s near the Forked River Mountains. Just a guess. What makes you think it is a railroad?

Guy
you are correct. the road was always there. they just double widened it for truck traffic. very early 80-s. we called it the super hi-way.
 

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I was looking through my slides and I found two more. Sorry for the quality...I was having shutter problems. I had that repaired numerous times only to fail again.

This was taken from a hill along the road. The hill was made from the digging of the holes. The second photo I turned and took looking down at my Land Cruiser.


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bobpbx

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I'm surprised the pines did not holler.....RAPE!....Help me!

I was on a hill right near there in about 1978 or so, riding my 125 Combat Wombat. I lived in Lakehurst at the time.

When I moved into Bamber in 1982 it was gone. Just like they do in West Virginia, hacked the top right off.

It oughta be against the law.
 

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I forgot to check the date on the slide. I will do that tonight.

Guy
 
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