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Near Blue Ridge Summit in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Trolley Line

 
 
Old Trolley Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, July 20, 2008
1. Old Trolley Line Marker
Inscription.  You are walking on old trolley line. Just in back Jim's pop corn stand. Ice cream, hot-cold sandwiches.

Beside Jim's was trolley station; also Pen Mar post office.
This was in early 1900's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 43.201′ N, 77° 30.461′ W. Marker is near Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from Pen Mar Road (Pennsylvania Route 550) near Imperial Avenue. Marker is on the Appalachain Trail. Parking may be available at the trailhead or in nearby Pen Mar Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesboro PA 17268, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Returns to South Mountain (approx. 0.2 miles away in Maryland); The Ice Lakes (approx. one mile away in Maryland); Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 1.1 miles away); WW II Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2
Old Trolley Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, July 20, 2008
2. Old Trolley Line Marker
miles away in Maryland); D-Day Anniversary (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); Military Intelligence Training Center (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); Robert F. Barrick Memorial Library (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
The Old Trolley Line, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, July 20, 2008
3. The Old Trolley Line, looking north
The Old Trolley Line, bisected by Pen Mar Road image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, July 20, 2008
4. The Old Trolley Line, bisected by Pen Mar Road
A sign to the left indicates the directions to Maine and Georgia. The Appalachain Trail follows this route for a short distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,335 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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