Sayre in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lehigh Valley Railroad
1870-1976 Sayre PA
— LVRR 1904 —
• 1889 Cornerstone for the Packer Avenue Bridge.
• 1896 Cornerstone for the “Footbridge” at Lockhart Street.
• 1894 Locomotive shops of the L.V.R.R. were built. They were the second largest locomotive shops in the world.
• 1976 Lehigh Valley Railroad ceased operations and on April 1st became part of Conrail.
• 1991 This monument dedicated September 7th by Sayre Centennial Incorporated.
Erected 1991 by Sayre Centennial
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1896.
Location. 41° 58.828′ N, 76° 31.111′ W. Marker is in Sayre, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on South Wilbur Avenue. This marker is in Guthrie Square-Elmer Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sayre PA 18840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guthrie Square (here, next to this marker); World War I Doughboy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Athens (approx. 0.6 miles away); McKinney Family (approx. 0.7 miles away); Captain Augustus S. Perkins (approx. ¾ mile away); General Henry W. Perkins (approx. ¾ mile away); Pine Plains (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sayre.
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