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A magnificent railroad station once rose from the foundation in front of you. Built in 1895, it was one of 19 stations on the Honesdale Branch of the Delaware & Hudson Co. The last train pulled into the station on January 4th, 1952, at 6:11 PM. Th…
This memorial is in honor of all firefighters. It was in Philadelphia, Pa. that Benjamin Franklin organized the first fire department in Dec. 1736, known as "The Bucket Brigade". ————————&mda…
Beloved savior of the Union Presented on his bicentennial February 12, 2009
Dedicated to those who served in all wars
This monument is erected to honor the memory of the countless thousands of miners and laborers who toiled in the near-by coal mines of Park Place and Bull's Head. Their courage at work and their devotion to their families have left a proud legacy…
Brooks mine was never a commercial operation, but large deposits of coal do exist inside. The 150 foot long mine was built as a model in 1902 by Reese Brooks when coal was king in the heating world. It is an example of how Scranton became the anth…
[Names of reinterred burials]
of East Guilford, Connecticut, located in the Lackawanna Valley A.D. 1840, and became the leading spirit in the inauguration and development of the great industries that have built up the City of Scranton. He was twice elected to Congress from thi…
Supplies for the mine are stored at the loading dock and brought into the mine when needed in empty coal cars. 1. A thrower for switching the tracks, and spare track 2. Compressed air hoses 3. Chain for a Coal Conveyer or Miner's Jalopy 4. A 1…
This stone rendition of the seal of Scranton Preparatory School was positioned above the main entrance of the original school building at Wyoming Avenue and Mulberry Street. When Prep moved to its present location in 1963, this seal was part of a…
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