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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baker Colliery

CNJ Railroad

 

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

 
Baker Colliery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2019
1. Baker Colliery Marker
Inscription.  

The Baker Colliery of the
Glen Alden Coal Company
operated adjacent to the
CNJ Railroad.

Remnant colliery buildings
are still visible nearby.


 
Erected by Lackawanna Valley Heritage Authority.
 
Location. 41° 23.974′ N, 75° 40.606′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and the Lackawanna River, on the right when traveling west on Elm Street. Marker is at the Elm Street Trailhead. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Elm Street, Scranton PA 18505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baker Colliery Mine Tunnels (within shouting distance of this marker); Scranton Iron Furnaces Historic Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Education (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roaring Brook (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schmidt Park History (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1902/1937 Roundhouse
Baker Colliery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2019
2. Baker Colliery Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
More about this marker. The trail runs along the former Central Railroad of New Jersey railroad grade.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum. (Submitted on December 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lackawanna River Heritage Trail Guide. (Submitted on December 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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