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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.

A neighborhood and a small roundhouse
once stood where Schmidt Park is now located,
but were not rebuilt after flooding in 1955.
 
Erected by Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority.
 
Location. 41° 24.271′ N, 75° 40.359′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and 3rd Avenue, on the right 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. A different marker also named CNJ Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Scranton Iron Furnaces Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Education (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. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Central Railroad of New Jersey station a beacon of Scranton's better days (Times-Tribune)

CNJ Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. CNJ Railroad Marker
Looking NNE along the trail
. (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. Wall of water tore through Scranton in 1955, tossing rail cars and tearing apart bridges (2010). (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Hurricane Diane Flooding of Scranton PA at YouTube. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Hurricane Diane (Scranton, PA): WGBI-TV Footage Can 23 at Wikipedia.
South Scranton starts at about 6:00 minutes
(Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. DisastersParks & Recreational AreasRailroads & StreetcarsWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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