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Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination

N.Y. Central R.R. Co.

 
 
Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 17, 2019
1. Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination Marker
Inscription.  
Washington Street Rails Laid 1837
Removed April 21, 1937
by Mayor Rolland B. Marvin

First thru train operated over the 17,000,000 dollar elevated structure
Sept. 24, 1936

Washington Street construction plan approved Mar. 15, 1937
and work started April 13, 1937

 
Location. 43° 2.985′ N, 76° 8.946′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker can be reached from East Washington Street east of Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk directly in front of the Syracuse City Hall entrance on East Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 233 East Washington Street, Syracuse NY 13202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James K. McGuire (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Webster's "Syracuse Speech" (within shouting distance of this marker); Courier Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Pitts Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Erie Boulevard Was Once the Erie Canal
Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 17, 2019
2. Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination Marker (wide view)
(marker embedded in the sidewalk in front of Syracuse City Hall)
(about 500 feet away); How Much Does a Canal Boat Weigh? (about 500 feet away); Erie Canal (about 500 feet away); Onondaga Indians (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
 
More about this marker. Marker includes a thin cross-section of the rail.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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