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Little railways of the Lykens Valley

Gene D. Gordon

Little railways of the Lykens Valley

Lykens & Williams Valley St. Ry. Co., Midland Pennsylvania RR. Co.

by Gene D. Gordon

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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,
  • Dauphin County.,
  • Schuylkill County.
    • Subjects:
    • Lykens & Williams Valley Street Railway Company.,
    • Midland Pennsylvania Railroad Company.,
    • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Dauphin County.,
    • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill County.

    • Edition Notes

      Two maps on folded pages.

      Statementby Gene D. Gordon.
      SeriesPennsylvania traction series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF725.L94 G67 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL629824M
      LC Control Number96230937

      Get this from a library! Agreement between the Summit Branch Railroad Company and the Northern Central Railway Company dated July 1st, for the operation by the Northern Central Railway Company as agent of the Summit Branch Railroad Company, lessee of the railroad of the Lykens Valley Railroad & Coal Co. A Wedding Quilt for Ella (Little Valley, #1), Ella's Wish (Little Valley, #2), Ella Finds Love Again (Little Valley #3), and Little Valley Series (3 Boo.

        Lykens Valley. – A few days since, we indulged in a trip on the Lykens Valley Railroad, from Millersburg to the coal mines at Bear Gap; and seldom have we had a more pleasant excursion. This valley is destined, ere long, to be one of the richest in Pennsylvania. The Lykens Valley Rail-Trail is a proposed trail of about 20 miles in Northern Dauphin County. The trail extends from Millersburg to the Schuylkill County line and perhaps to Tower City and beyond. The trail is intended to provide non-motorized recreation for residents and visitors to the Valley. Activities include walking, running, cycling, cross-country skiing, and nature observation.

      From Poulaon’s American Daily Advertiser. LYKENS VALLEY COAL MINES. In my late excursion through the country, bordering on the Susquehanna river, I visited Lykens Valley, in Dauphin County, and the coal mines on Bear Creek, a branch of the Wiconisco Creek, in William’s Valley; this valley is separated from Lykens by the short mountain, which terminates about four miles west of the. The Bure Valley Railway’s workshops are also based at Aylsham and are often open to the public. Today’s Bure Valley Railway was built on the track bed of part of the former Great Eastern Railway line between Wroxham and the junction of the Dereham to Wells-next-the-Sea railway at County School. This originally opened on New Years Day in


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InGene D. Gordon and Benson W. Rohrbeck wrote Little Railways of the Lykens Valley: Lykens and Williams Valley Street Railway Company and Midland Pennsylvania Railroad spiral-bound book of 70 pages was part of the Pennsylvania Traction Series published by Ben Rohrbeck Traction Publications, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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Gordon. From the book: “Ina corporate [ ] May 5, Leave a comment. Read more. Little Railways of the Lykens Valley. InGene D. Gordon and Benson W. Rohrbeck wrote Little Railways of the Lykens Valley: Lykens and Williams Valley Street Railway Company and Midland Pennsylvania Railroad Company.

This spiral-bound [ ]. An undated photo post card view of the trolley bridge over the railroad tracks at Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Although the card indicates that the location of the bridge was at Williamstown, this is incorrect.

According to Gene D. Gordon who published a similar photograph in his book, Little Railways of the Lykens Valley, page 7, the photograph is from about   According to Gene D. Gordon, Little Railways of the Lykens Valley, a snow sweeper car, could not open the tracks after the most severe snow storms and the traction company had to hire crews of laborers to hand-clear the route.

_____. Book. Thank you for your interest in The Lodge at Lykens Valley. To book online, use the availability widget to the right to get started. If you are looking for something not offered online including inquiries about group event bookings, or would prefer to book over the telephone, please give us a call at or toll free at Back by popular demand Lykens Valley Par 3 Scramble.

We turn Lykens Valley into a par 3 course with holes that range from 30 yards to Format is 2 person scramble, entry is $45 for non members $30 for members and $25 for Cart members. Entry fee includes golf, food voucher, and prizes.

Tee times will start at 12 and run till   This farm, containing more than acres, was the place where Lykens the first settler of the valley lived. From this place to the Susquehanna, on every little eminence the eye will be delighted by the sight, from mountain to mountain, of wheatfields and cornfields, of stone houses and barns, and orchards and groves.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Lykens-Williams Valley history - directory and pictorial review.

Embracing the entire Lykens and Williams Valley, in the effort to preserve the past and perpetuate the present. Travel on the Vale of Rheidol Railway and explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened inthe railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.

The train climbs ft (m) in the miles from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge. The Lykens Valley Rail Trail roughly follows US Highway from Williamstown to Millersburg on the former Lykens Valley Rail Line.

Construction money was awarded by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and PennDOT. As of Julyconstruction documents are completed, permits are being collected and the first 7 miles of the.

Lykens Valley Rail Trail is nearly half-way complete with 9 miles of trail open out of 20 miles planned. Those 9 miles are available in three disconnected segments. In Millersburg, a mile segment of trail runs north-south between the Susquehanna River and River Street, while another section of about 3 miles traces the southern side of.

Lykens Valley Rail Trail from Williamstown to Wiconisco, PA. Recorded with a Go Pro hero 3 silver and played at 2x speed. On the map above, the Lykens Valley Railroad line is not shown, but the “R.R. Station” so-noted is at the point where the lines connected.

The Lykens Valley Railroad was also called the “Summit Branch Railroad”, named for the portion of the line that went east from Lykens, hence the hotel of the name “Summit Branch” as shown on the map.

Lykens Valley 1 was one of two Alco S1's owned by the Mercersburg Railway in south-central Pa., and was leased or borrowed by Lykens Valley (same operators?). LVRR shut down inand the loco ended up at Mercersburg until Both supposedly went to Falls Creek RR near DuBois, Pa.

as 61 and Allen was an active member of the Lykens Chamber of Commerce for many years. He poured countless hours into the bettering of the Lykens and surrounding community.

Some of his projects included Lykens Hotel Revitalization, Lykens Fall Festival, Concerts in the Park, Lykens Christmas Tree Lighting Displays and Lykens Valley Rail Trail. The Lykens Valley Rail-Trail Association is a c3 non-profit, all-volunteer group organized to assist local and county governments with the development, maintenance, and promotion of the Lykens Valley Rail.

The construction and reconstruction work of the Lykens Valley Railroad was performed by contract. Leased Railway Property. The property of the Lykens Valley Railroad was operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad under lease from January 1, to Decem From January 1,to date of valuation the common-carrier property of the Lykens.

The Lykens Valley Rail-Trail Association is a c3 non-profit, all-volunteer group organized to assist local and county governments with the development, maintenance, and promotion of the Lykens Valley Rail-Trail. Lykens Valley Rail Trail. Septem. Get this from a library!

Act of incorporation, supplementary acts, and by-laws of the Lykens Valely Rail-Road and Coal Company. [Lykens Valley Railroad and Coal Company.; Pennsylvania.].Board the Vulkan Express and find ancient castles, enchanting forests and old-world towns with the Great Little Trains of the Rhine Valley tour.

Book today.Book a Speaker – Coal Region History; Lykens Valley Railroad An important moment in Coal Region history took place in a Philadelphia coffee house in .