The advent of the Tuckerton Railroad with a spur that ran almost down to Edge Cove allowed the quick shipping of clams and oysters to the big city markets by railroad.
Artist's rendition of the Tuckerton Sail Car. No photos or sketches of the sail car are known to exist. (Oil painting, by Hayes Parker, hanging at the Tuckerton Historical Society. February 12, 2009 photo by Pete Stemmer.)