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

The O&W Railroad

 
 
The O&W Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
1. The O&W Railroad Marker
Inscription.
The O&W Railroad
Launched 1866 as New York
& Oswego Midland, the New
York, Ontario & Western
ran to Weehawken, New Jersey,
from here until 1957.

 
Erected by Heirtage Foundation of Oswego, Ontario & Western Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 27.498′ N, 76° 30.346′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and East Bridge Street (New York State Route 104), on the left when traveling north on East 3rd Street. Touch for map. This marker is located in the downtown area of Oswego, on the east side of the Oswego River, by the old O & W railroad right-of-way. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego NY 13126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The O & W Railroad Pedestrian Promenade and Bikeway (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The O & W Railroad Pedestrian Promenade and Bikeway (approx. 0.2 miles away); War for Empire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seaway Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fur Trade (approx.
The O&W Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
2. The O&W Railroad Marker
View of the marker with East Bridge Street in the background and in the distant background a view of the old O&W railroad tunnel.
0.2 miles away); People of the River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Shipping (approx. 0.2 miles away); River Industries (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Also see . . .
1. New York, Ontario and Western Railway. This is a link to information provided by wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. The New York, Ontario and Western Railroad. This is a link to information provided by the abandoned rails website. (Submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
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The O&W Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
3. The O&W Railroad Marker
A more distant view of the marker and railroad tunnel, including a nearby O&W Railroad, Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway, Information Panel
The O&W Railroad, Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
4. The O&W Railroad, Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway
A distant view of the marker looking along the O&W Railroad, Pedestrian Promenade & Bikeway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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