Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

The Edgewater-Fairview Train Tunnel

One of the great lost passageways of New Jersey, this tunnel stretches from its western entrance beneath the Fairview Cemetery in Fairview (Bergen County) to its eastern opening at the foot of the Palisades in Edgewater. Ah, what stories such a dark and forlorn passage can inspire! Continue reading

Lucy The Elephant, Margate

Real Estate speculator James V. Lafferty began building Lucy the Elephant in 1881, in an effort to lure the potential property buyers to Margate, a tiny shore town just south of Atlantic City. Lucy was truly a magnificent creature, what … Continue reading

Legends of the Blue Hole

One of the most storied sites in all of southern New Jersey is a mysterious body of water known as the Located deep in the Pine Barrens of Winslow, this small but legendary pool is said to not only be bottomless, but also a frequent pit stop of the Jersey Devil. Continue reading

Ax Attacks on Pig Lady Road

Word has it there were some murders back there a while ago, and some Pig Lady roams the area and can be summoned by driving down the road, turning the car off, flashing the lights three times, screaming  “Pig Lady!” … Continue reading