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Waymart in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gravity Railroad Depot

Built 1857

 

—Delaware & Hudson Canal Company —

 
Gravity Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2017
1. Gravity Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.

1825-1863 Weigh-Mart site was Plane No. 7 on original gravity line
Plane No. 12 & 18 after 1844 renovations.
Coal was stockpiled here during winter months,
weighed and transported to canal after thaw.
Passenger service was initiated in 1877.
Depot operational until 1899. Depot and site purchased by
Waymart Boro in 1900 for use as town hall.

D&H Canal Company
Gravity Railroad Depot

has been placed on the
National Registry
of Historical Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
1978


 
Location. 41° 34.85′ N, 75° 24.666′ W. Marker is in Waymart, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is on South Street west of Center Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 South Street, Waymart PA 18472, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waymart Area Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pa. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Monkey Run Park
Gravity Railroad Depot NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2017
2. Gravity Railroad Depot NRHP Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Fell Township War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Gravity Railroad (approx. 4˝ miles away); Gravity Railroad Monument (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waymart.
 
Also see . . .
1. D&H Railroad at Waymart. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. D&H Canal. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. D&H Canal and Gravity Railroad Information. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. D&H Canal and Gravity Railroad Conservancy. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Gravity Railroad Depot and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2017
3. Gravity Railroad Depot and Markers
D&H Gravity Railroad Passenger Car image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2017
4. D&H Gravity Railroad Passenger Car
On display near the depot
Historic Post Relocated to the Gravity Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2017
5. Historic Post Relocated to the Gravity Railroad Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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