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Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Scranton Yards, Lackawanna Avenue, Cedar Avenue, River Street & Seventh Avenue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Scranton Yards, Lackawanna Avenue, Cedar Avenue, River Street & Seventh Avenue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

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Significance: The Scranton yards of the D,L & W Railroad are representative of twentieth-century steam-era facilities. Many structures remain from the administration of D,L & W President William H. Truesdale, 1899-1925, and reflect his ambitious modernization program of that period.
Survey number: HAER PA-132
Building/structure dates: 1926 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1976
Building/structure dates: 1906 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1949
Building/structure dates: after. 1960- before. 1970
Building/structure dates: 1976



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Steamtown National Historic Site
Truesdale, William H
Erie Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail)
Sloan, Samuel
Gelb, Stephanie, field team
Slaton, Amy, field team
Steen, Kathryn, field team
Delahunty, Tomas, field team
South, Michael, field team
Tuzson, Martha, field team
Delony, Eric, project manager
Slaton, Amy, historian
Steen, Kathryn, historian
Gelb, Stephanie, delineator
Harrell, Mark, photographer


Scranton (Pa.)41.42379, -75.66016
Google Map of 41.4237923, -75.660156


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