CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton

 

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October 25, 2013

Here is an old bridge that connected the former CNJ ROW that is now a Rail To Trail with the former Murray Plant in South Scranton.


CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton


CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton


CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton


CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton

In the side of the factory wall, there is a little observation tower type structure, overlooking the railroad tracks.   There is another on on the other side of the plant.   This must have been a busy place back in the day.


CNJ Trestle Across Lackawanna, South Scranton





See Also :

Lackawanna Heritage Trail, South Scranton to Taylor


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Tidbit :


 
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 ???)