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From: "Jim Guthrie" jguthrie AT pipeline DOT com
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 20:43:02 -0400
Subject: Re: (erielack) Once Upon a Time in Scranton
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John Caselli wrote:

> the photograph?). Do you know how the freight cars were interchanged
> from the main line track(s) to the then REA Building? Even though I
> have visited the area many times, I do not recall ever seeing what looks
> like to be a 45 degree crossing from the West Bound Main Line track over
> one of the former stub end tracks (not sure if it was numbered number #1
> or #2) for the sleepers back to the REA Building. Would you happen to
> know when the crossing was taken out of service? That must of made for

As you can see from the Val Map about five years later, there indeed is a
diamond between the sleeper set-outs on the Railway Express siding.

One gets a better idea of the L&WV station too; the DL&W station is in the
lower right corner.



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