Reading Depot  Contributor's Pick!       
The Reading depot in Skillman, New Jersey was a grand three-story structure. Call letters were SK. Skillman, N.J. was named after Abraham J. Skillman. William Newton Skillman, was station agent there from 1893 to 1938. This building was apparently razed sometime in the 1960s. As an aside, CKF's mother, who probably drove him over to take this picture, worked for many years at a real-estate agency called Skillman & Skillman.
Date: 1/22/1947 Location: Skillman, NJ   Map Show Skillman on a rail map Views: 1306 Collection Of:   Charles Knox Freericks
Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
Reading Depot
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  1940s and 1950s
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Lee King General Good period piece Charles, I think this still stands today, correct? 5/8/2008 8:36:06 AM
Charles Knox Freericks General Lee, no it's gone... but two of its twins survive, I think on the CNJ and NY&LB. 5/8/2008 3:20:52 PM
Peter Wehr General The station@Fanwood,N.J. was identical and is still standing. 11/30/2008 9:56:16 PM

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