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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Railroads

 
 
Railroads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
1. Railroads Marker
Inscription.
The CSX Railroad runs trains on
the east coast from Maine to
Florida & west to Chicago. It leases
its tracks on the other side of the
river to Amtrak for nationwide
passenger service, as well as to
Metro-North for commuters between
Albany & NYC. You can see the trains
going through three tunnels on the
far shore. CSX uses the tracks below
you on this side of the Hudson
for freight only.

 
Location. 41° 19.108′ N, 73° 59.224′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 9 W, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on a walking trail through the zoo at Bear Mountain State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bear Mt. Bridge (here, next to this marker); Anthonys Nose (here, next to this marker); Ancient Canyon (here, next to this marker); Scenic Road (here, next to this marker); Boundaries (here, next to this marker); Hudson River (here, next to this marker); Dunderberg Mt. (here, next to this marker); Iona Island (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Marker in Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
2. Marker in Bear Mountain State Park
CSX Railroad Freight Tracks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
3. CSX Railroad Freight Tracks
Railroad Tracks as seen from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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