PENNSYLVANIA GRAVITY RAILROAD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 41° 24.849 W 075° 35.989
18T E 449871 N 4584906
Quick Description: The gravity railroad's seventh plane was near here.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2006 8:51:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMW9E
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 76

Long Description:
Marker Text:
The Pennsylvania Coal Co. gravity railroad was in operation between lower Pittston and Hawley from 1850 to 1884. It crossed the highway by overhead trestle near this point. This was plane No. 7.

Actually, it was between Honesdale and lower Pittston.
Marker Name: Pennsylvania Gravity Railroad

County: Lackawanna

Date Dedicated: 05/07/1999

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Tigue St. (across from motor inn), Dunmore (now it's the Holiday Inn)

Category: Transportation, Railroads

Website: [Web Link]

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