Asbury Park Back Then

Pavilion.
Fifth Avenue Bandstand-Pavilion, 1961
Home of Howard Johnson's and Frank Bryan's Asbury Park Municipal Band

Here are two PDF files of City of Asbury Park reports:

Four Years of Progress in Action 1957-1961

Teamwork for Progress 1961-62

(These are very large files; allow for download time.)

Asbury Park Train Station.
Former Asbury Park - Ocean Grove Train Station
Operated by New York & Long Branch Railroad for the Pennsylvania Railroad and Jersey Central RR.

For many years, trains were not allowed to stop here on Sundays, in deference to Ocean Grove's blue laws.