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Hilton in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hojack Railroad

 
 
Hojack Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 11, 2012
1. Hojack Railroad Marker
Inscription. Opened as Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg RR, 1876. Fruit shipments by rail made Hilton prosper & grow. Last train ran March 31, 1978.
 
Erected by Monroe County.
 
Location. 43° 17.336′ N, 77° 47.371′ W. Marker is in Hilton, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of East Avenue and Railroad Avenue on East Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton NY 14468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braddock Bay Hawk Watch (approx. 3.9 miles away); Converge on Montreal (approx. 4 miles away); Bird Migration Research (approx. 4.4 miles away); Long Pond Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Old Trolley Route (approx. 5.8 miles away); Houston Tavern (approx. 6.1 miles away); Hamlin No. 14 (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. If you follow Railroad Avenue until you cross Lake Ave about 1/4 mile or so northwest, the road name becomes Old Hojack Lane and appears to follow the route of the old tracks for some way. Where Old Hojack Ln. starts, there's a piece of leftover railroad materiel I call an end-of-the-line bumper (see
Hojack Railroad Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 11, 2012
2. Hojack Railroad Marker as seen facing east
photo.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Hojack Railroad Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 11, 2012
3. Hojack Railroad Marker as seen facing west
Old Hojack Ln. and possible leftover equipment image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 11, 2012
4. Old Hojack Ln. and possible leftover equipment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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