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Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge

 
 
Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker
Inscription. Western terminus and station site of 10.8 Mile Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge rail line built in 1878, ending the stagecoach era for Springville. It carried passengers and agricultural goods to Buffalo via Chaffee in just four hours.
 
Erected 1978 by Town of Concord.
 
Location. 42° 30.587′ N, 78° 39.919′ W. Marker is in Springville, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling east on Franklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Franklin Street, Springville NY 14141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Concord (within shouting distance of this marker); Goddard Memorial Hall, 1902 (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Honored Dead (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Springville (about 500 feet away); 1992 The New York State Convention of Universalists (about 500 feet away); First Church (about 500 feet away); George Schuster Wins 1908 NY to Paris Automobile Race (about 600 feet away); A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springville.
 
More about this marker.
Plaque on the Municipal Building at the Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Plaque on the Municipal Building at the Marker Site
Site now occupied by the Springville Municipal Building and Fire Hall.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Marker at eastern terminus.
 
Also see . . .  Springville and Sardinia Railroad - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Eastward
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. Westward
Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker and Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
5. Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker and Site
Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker and Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
6. Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge Marker and Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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