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Mansfield in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Corning & Blossburg Railroad

 
 
Corning & Blossburg Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
1. Corning & Blossburg Railroad Marker
Inscription. One of the early railroads in the Northeast was completed in 1840 from Corning, N.Y. to Blossburg. It was built by the Tioga Navigation Company to connect the Chemung Canal, and the Erie Railroad, with the local coal fields.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 48.303′ N, 77° 4.646′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 15) and Dorsett Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield PA 16933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansfield Soldiers Orphan School (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rural Electrification (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of the Pioneers (approx. 1.6 miles away); Williamson Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Blossburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Coal in Tioga County (approx. 9.2 miles away); William B. Wilson (approx. 9.6 miles away); Coal Discovery (approx. 9.7 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Also see . . .
Old T Rails image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
2. Old T Rails
A couple of the T rails were left on display next to the marker.

1. Tioga Central Railroad. The railroad was originally named Tioga Central. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Corning & Blossburg Railroad - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Corning & Blossburg Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
3. Corning & Blossburg Railroad Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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