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Here some railroad related tidbits :

Some Tunnels:

Factoryville (CP)

Crown Ave, Scranton (D-L)

White Haven (R&N)

Nay Aug (D-L)

Vosburg (R&N)

Rockport (R&N)




Some Area Towers still standing :

Steamtown NHS, Scranton (near Bridge 60)

Tamaqua, PA

Mattes Ave, Scranton (former DL&W concrete tower)

Wyoming Ave, Scranton, PA (former wooden D&H crossing tower)

Tobyhanna, PA, former DL&W concrete tower




Operating Yards in Region :

Taylor Yard (NS)

Pittston Yard (R&N)

Brady Yard (D-L)

Penobscot Yard (R&N)

Scranton Yard (Steamtown & D-L)




Some Roundhouses :

Kingston (DL&W) gone

Hampton Yard (DL&W) gone

Carbondale (D&H) gone

Scranton (DL&W) Preserved

Scranton (near Schmidt Park) (CNJ) gone





Famous Trains:

Phoebe Snow (DL&W)

Apollo (LV)

The Black Diamond (LV)

The John Wikes (LV)

Adirondack (D&H)

The Pocono Express (DL&W)





(DL&W) Landmarks :

Scranton Station

Moscow Station

Kingston Roundhouse - GONE

Scranton Shops





 Regional Railroads:

NS

Delaware-Lackawanna

Luzerne-Susquehanna

Northshore Line

Steamtown NHS

Reading and Northern





Laurel Line Stations

Scranton 
Dunmore Brc
So Scranton
Connell Jct.
Rocky Glen  
Moosic  
Avoca  
So Avoca 
Dupont
No Pittston 
Pittston  
So Pittston 
Inkerman  
Hilldale  
No. 14 
Plains  
Midvale  
River Street 
Wilkes-Barre 




 
From 1991 CONRAIL Timetable :

Taylor Secondary Track 

Distance from Hoboken 

136.7  TAYLOR (D&H Railway) 
136.7  BLS MINOOKA 
139.7  OLD FORGE 
142.8  PITTSTON JCT. 
  (Lehigh Sec and 
  Pocono Northeast RR)  

(Why is the distance 
listed as distance 
from Hoboken, since
trains have not run 
to Hoboken in many,
 many years ???) 




In the DL&W Scranton Station, 
now the Radisson,there are about
20 ceramic tile work mosaics around 
the main concourse of the building. 
The tile work pictures were supposed to
represent locations on the railroad.




From 1991 CONRAIL Timetable : 

Ashmore Secondary Track 

0.0  CP-M & H JCT. (Lehigh Line) 
1.3  HINKLES 
4.3  BLACK CREEK JCT
5.2  WEATHERLY
6.8  HAZLE CREEK JCT.
10.3 BLS ASHMORE (Hazleton Running Track)




SYMBOL TRAINS :

W-R   D&H   Wilkes-Barre to Rouses Point

ALCG/CGAL  CONRAIL  Allentown to Corning 

PILE  R&N  Pittston to Lehighton

YJ11  CONRAIL  Yard Job




Towers on the old E-L:

Stroudsburg
Slateford
Tobyhanna
Goulsboro
Scranton
Birdge 60
Demolshed - Clarks Summit
Hop Bottom
Alford





 

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