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Pennsylvania"s oil region trolleys

Benson W. Rohrbeck

Pennsylvania"s oil region trolleys

by Benson W. Rohrbeck

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Published by B. Rohrbeck Traction Publications in West Chester, PA (1003 N. Chester Rd., West Chester 19380) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Venango County.
    • Subjects:
    • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Venango County.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Benson W. Rohrbeck.
      SeriesPennsylvania traction series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF724.P4 R647 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92, [5] p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL860305M
      LC Control Number95143051

        In a rural town in western Pennsylvania, a set of vacant tracks leads to a cluster of trains, still and abandoned. Some are from Philadelphia and Cleveland, and others are shorter, green trolleys. The Boston Street Railway Association is a (c)(3) non-profit historical organization, dedicated to preserving the history of public transit in Boston and New England. Proceeds from sales in this store go to the BSRA’s General Fund. Thank you for your support!

      Doug Peters was only 11 years old when the last trolleys traveled Lehigh Valley roadways. Yet as long as he can remember, the Allentown native was fascinated with the iconic form of transportation. Forsey Breou & Co. Atlas: Elvino C. Smith: Atlas: Penn. State Highway Dept. Map: U.S. Geological Survey: Maps: , Daniel P. Grimes:

      Centre County Historical Society. East College Avenue State College, PA [email protected] Mansion Tour Hours: Sun, Wed, Fri., Discover Windber Trolley Graveyard in Windber, Pennsylvania: Collection of trolley cars in the woods represent one man's attempt to preserve transportation history.


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