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Tonawanda in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Railroad Station

1870 - 1922

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
1. Railroad Station Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1870 this building served as the NYCRR station until the track relocation in 1922.
 
Erected 1967 by Historical Society of the Tonawandas.
 
Location. 43° 1.026′ N, 78° 52.717′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Fletcher Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the station, a couple dozen paces north of the intersection. It is on a triangular green space. Marker is in this post office area: Tonawanda NY 14150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tonawanda Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gateway to the West (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lumber Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dam (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Long Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Long Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Society of the Tonawandas
Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
2. Railroad Station Marker
Northward. Marker between sidewalk and street.
. (Submitted on September 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
3. Railroad Station Marker
Northward showing south side of station.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
4. Railroad Station Marker
Southward.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
5. Railroad Station Marker
Eastward
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
6. Railroad Station Marker
Station entrance
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
7. Railroad Station
Northward showing "flute" players and "dancing" squirrels at the top.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
8. Railroad Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on October 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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