Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Electric Cars
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 24.445′ N, 75° 39.726′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Avenue and Spruce Street, on the left when traveling north on Adams Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located at the Lackawanna County Courthouse in downtown Scranton. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 Spruce Street, Scranton PA 18503, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (within shouting distance of this marker); Lackawanna County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Medal of Honor (about 400 feet away); The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company (about 700 feet away); Coal Miners’ and Laborers’ Strike City of Scranton (approx. ¼ mile away); Scranton Iron Furnaces (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Scranton.
Also see . . .
1. The Trial Trip — The Scranton Republican Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1886. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Google Maps:Test run of the first electric trolley car in Scranton. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
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