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Port Henry in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

LC&M Caboose

 
 
LC&M Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. LC&M Caboose Marker
Inscription.

This caboose was built in 1946 at Fisher Hill Shop, Mineville N.Y. It is constructed from an iron ore car and weighs 16 tons.
The Lake Champlain and Moriah Railroad used this caboose on the main line from Mineville to Port Henry to haul iron ore from 1946 - 1972.

 
Location. 44° 2.552′ N, 73° 27.519′ W. Marker is in Port Henry, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Park Place east of Main Street (New York State Route 9N/22), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker and caboose are next to the Amtrak Station, AKA the Moriah Senior Citizens Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Park Place, Port Henry NY 12974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Busy Iron Port (within shouting distance of this marker); Witherbee Park and Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Office Building of Witherbee and Sherman Iron Ore Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industrial Shoreline (about 400 feet away); Realizing a Dream: the Rolling Stock Display
LC&M Caboose and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. LC&M Caboose and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad: The "Elsie and Em" (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named A Busy Iron Port (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Henry.
 
Also see . . .
1. NEB&W Guide to Port Henry, NY - Lake Champlain & Moriah. (Submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad Remnants. (Submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad. (Submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad Remnants at Bridgehunters. (Submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad Caboose image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
3. Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad Caboose
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on October 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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