Tank Cars, Wilkes-Barre


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May 2, 2009

Tank Cars Parked Along Wilkes-Barre Blvd.

A long, long string of tank cars was parked along Wilkes-Barre Blvd, the after about 2 weeks, vanished. 

The Luzerne-Susquehanna, like most railroads, offers its siding space for storage of surplus cars.


Tank Cars, Wilkes-Barre

Tank Cars, Wilkes-Barre

Tank Cars, Wilkes-Barre

Tank Cars, Wilkes-Barre

This was former D&H trackage. Wilkes-Barre Bld. was the D&H mainline. The existing trackage (not show) behind it was the former Lehigh Valley Passenger Main.
Over the years the trackage has change, and what the cars are on now serves this warehouse.

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Tidbit :

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