Your Letters to the Editor
I attended the memorial ceremony with my family to honor those killed and injured in the many explosions at Hercules. I can not help but notice that you did not mention the explosion of 1967 where several men were killed and injured. My father, Frank Meszaros was severely injured with burns on the majority of his body in that blast. Although not killed outright on that date, he was on permanent disability and died an early death at the age of 41. Please don't forget their story and the contribution they made to the plant's history. I am sure myself or my mother would be more than happy to share our story so they are not forgotten.
Regards, Judy Meyer (January 10, 2006)
(Hello Judy, Regarding your note: I would welcome the idea of a new web page that educates people about the 1967 incident at Hercules Kenvil and pays Tribute to those killed or injured at that time. We have gathered lots of material on Hercules Kenvil since I put together that page on the 1940 incident, and we have added a more general history plant and it's place in Roxbury NJ history. Let me suggest this: You would write the article re the 1967 incident, and email us any photos or images you desire included on the page. I only ask that you make an attempt to call attention to all who were killed or hurt)
Hello, I just stumbled
across your website and wanted to thank you for it. I grew up in
Roxbury/Ledgewood but left about 25 years ago, and your site made me
very nostalgic for my former home town.
This bridge carried Lakeside Boulevard over the Canal
feeder. Yep, just one lane! Compare that to the four lane bridge in the
same spot today! The Canal Lock is seen under the bridge, with Lake Hopatcong on
the other side.
This bridge carried Lakeside Boulevard over the Canal feeder. Yep, just one lane! Compare that to the four lane bridge in the
same spot today! The Canal Lock is seen under the bridge, with Lake Hopatcong on the other side.
Hopatcong & Sussex County are on the left of the river, Landing & Morris County on the right. The dog's name is Hypo.
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