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

CNJ Railroad

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

 
 
CNJ Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. CNJ Railroad Marker
Inscription.

Roaring Brook, the largest tributary to the Lackawanna River,
passes through Nay Aug Park and enters the Lackawanna River
near Schmidt Park.

Nay Aug is an Indian word that means Roaring Brook.
 
Erected by Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority.
 
Location. 41° 24.254′ N, 75° 40.367′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the Broadway Street Trailhead. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schmidt Park/Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. Athletics Campus, Scranton PA 18505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scranton Iron Furnaces Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Education (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named CNJ Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); 1902/1937 Roundhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1865 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Boxcars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turntable (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .

CNJ Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. CNJ Railroad Marker

1. Central Railroad of New Jersey station a beacon of Scranton's better days (Times-Tribune). (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lackawanna River Heritage Trail Guidebook. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Nay Aug Park at Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Broadway Street Trailhead Marker with CNJ Railroad Marker in background image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
3. Broadway Street Trailhead Marker with CNJ Railroad Marker in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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