Sayre in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lehigh Valley Railroad
1870-1976 Sayre PA
—LVRR 1904 —
• 1889 Cornerstone for the Packer Avenue Bridge.
• 1896 Cornerstone for the “Footbridge” at Lockhart Street.
• 1894 Locomotive shops of the L.V.R.R. were built. They were the second largest locomotive shops in the world.
• 1976 Lehigh Valley Railroad ceased operations and on April 1st became part of Conrail.
• 1991 This monument dedicated September 7th by Sayre Centennial Incorporated.
Erected 1991 by Sayre Centennial Incorporated.
Location. 41° 58.828′ N, 76° 31.111′ W. Marker is in Sayre, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County Touch for map. This marker is in Guthrie Square-Elmer Park. Marker is in this post office area: Sayre PA 18840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guthrie Square (here, next to this marker); World War I Doughboy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Athens (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pine Plains (approx. 0.8 miles away); Milltown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Athens Academy (approx. 2 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 2 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sayre.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
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