BLAIRSTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – West off Route 80 in Blairstown, N.J. is a town that time forgot – and the town is fine with that.
WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot took a tour of the area for the latest installment of the One Tank Trips series.
John I. Blair put the railroads through what was once known as Butt’s Bridge, so it was renamed Blairstown.
Main Street features a restored stone mill and old storefronts. Without the cars, it could be 100 years ago, Cabot reported.
WATCH: WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot Takes A Tour Of Blairstown, N.J.
While in town, visitors can take a walk through the prestigious Blair Academy and then take the footbridge to Footbridge Park.
The Blairstown Diner and much of the area is where the original “Friday The 13th” was filmed, a fact not lost on trespassers and daredevils alike, Cabot reported.
You don’t need to shout to hear a loud echo under the Paulinskill Viaduct, which was built as the world’s tallest concrete structure to carry coal trains from Scranton to Hoboken.