Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N

 

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February 21, 2010


Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N


Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N


Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N


Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N


Sightings 02.21.10 / Pittston Junction, LS, R&N





Here we see some LS units on ex Lehigh Valley trackage. This was what was once the passenger main. Out of frame of several of the shots is the former EL Bloomsburg branch. End of Track in Kingston. The Taylor Secondary is another part of the old Bloomsburg branch.


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From 1981 CONRAIL Timetable :

WILKES-BARRE SECONDARY TRACK
      (Lehigh Division)

3.9    CENTRAL SCRAP IRON  1    
2.5    FRANKLIN CROSSING   1
1.3    ASHLEY              1
174.0  FRANKLIN JCT (Connction to 
       Franklin Ind Track
	   
171.6  SOUTH WILKES-BARRE
175.9  DANA ST. WILKES-BARRE
176.0  WILKES-BARRE
177.2  NORTH WILKES-BARRE
178.3  SHAFER  2
180.3  PLAINSVILLE
185.5  PITTSTON JCT (Connection to Lehigh 
       Main Line - Connection to
	   Taylor Secondary Track) 2
 
The direction from Central Scrap Iron to 
Pittston Jct is westward.
Track Controlled by Train Dispatcher,
Bethlehem 


Note 1 - Distance From Franklin Junction 
Note 2 - Westward Trains must not pass Shafer 
or Pittston Lumber Switch MP 185.0 without 
authority of Train Dispatcher, Bethlehem

(At this point in time, the Lehigh Line has not
been downgraded to Secondary line status)