Gravity Park and the Gravity Railroad Historic Site

Gravity Park and the Gravity Railroad Historic Site (HM1OF2)

Location: Carbondale, PA 18407 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 34.515', W 75° 29.884'

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Gravity Park was established by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad on the site of what was formerly a portion of the roadbed of Plane No. 1. The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company's Gravity Railroad from Carbondale to Honesdale opened on October 9, 1829. By which the D&H sent many millions of tons of anthracite coal to the markets in the New York/New England area during the nineteenth century. In 1899, this "Gravity" railroad was converted into a conventional steam locomotive line, which opened until 1930. www.carbondalehistorical .org.
HM NumberHM1OF2
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Date Added Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 458478 N 4602738
Decimal Degrees41.57525000, -75.49806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 34.515', W 75° 29.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 34' 30.9" N, 75° 29' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Garfield Ave, Carbondale PA 18407, US
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