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Erie Railway, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Deposit, Broome County, NY

Erie Railway, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Deposit, Broome County, NY

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This important American railway system was the first such system to reach into the interior of the northeast and link the lower Hudson with Lake Erie. It had several engineering and operational firsts in railroading and boasted additional civil engineering advances.
Survey number: HAER NY-124
Building/structure dates: 1851 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1838-1840 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1840-1841 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1843 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1844-1846 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1846 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1858-1860 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1848 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1849-1851 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1868-1869 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1878-1885 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1901 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1906 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1923-1927 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1924-1931 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1932-1935 Subsequent Work

date_range

Date

1901
person

Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Wright, Benjamin
Brown, Thompson S
Seymour, Silas
Seymour, Hezekiah C
Post, S S
Gould, Jay
Ellet, Charles
Seymour, Celim L
British Iron Company
Morton, Alvin C
Scranton, George W
Adams, Julius
Kirkwood, James P
McCallum, Daniel C
Atlantic & Great Western Railroad
Fisk, Jim
Drew, Daniel
Underwoood, Frederick D
Graham, James Marshall
Van Sweringen, Oris
Van Sweringen, Mantis
Denny, Charles
Cooper, Theodore
Morison, George S
Clark, Reeves & Company
Grimm, C R
Liebs, Chester, field team
Vogel, Robert M, field team
Boucher, Jack, photographer
Seely, Bruce, historian
place

Location

broome county42.06008, -75.42768
Google Map of 42.0600834, -75.4276769
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Source

Library of Congress
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