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Trains and Their Impact on Life in the US

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Trains and Their Impact on Life in the United States: New Jersey’s Key Role

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Medford Campus Theater

No fee. Registration deadline: April 23.


This program offers a broad overview of the development of railroads in the United States and their effect on society and the economy. Special reference is given to the often-overlooked pioneering efforts in New Jersey. Extensive photographs and key historical points are featured in the program. This presentation also includes several major challenges currently impacting New Jersey and its unique transportation needs. This program is geared for both history buffs and those with an interest to learn more about transportation in New Jersey.


James Alexander, Jr. is a resident of Medford Leas and lives on the Lumberton Campus. An accomplished railroad history researcher and presenter, his articles have been published in various railroad publications. Alexander earned his BA from Middlebury College and his Masters of Governmental Administration from the Wharton School. He is an accomplished general manager, writer, and web content specialist. His successful career involved state and local government management, university communications, website management, and nonprofit administration.

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April 25
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Medford Campus Theater
One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States



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