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New Castle & Frenchtown Railroad, New Castle, New Castle County, DE



B&W Photos

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Item Title


Location
New Castle, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DE-18
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-11).
Building/structure dates: 1830 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1837 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1850 subsequent work
Significance: This was the first railroad chartered by Delaware, and one of the earliest operating lines in the U.S.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Railroad Tracks
Machine Shops


Related Names
Randel , Jo
Griswold
Cushman, William
Mortimer, Charles
Ewen , John
New Castle & Frenchtown Railraod & Turnpike Compan
Lowe, John T., Photographer
Lankton, Larry D., Historian
Davis, Dennis L., Delineator
Packard, David A., Delineator
Lickerman, Nancy B., Delineator
Nelson, Allan L., Delineator
Derganc, Christopher S., Historian
Seely, Bruce, Historian
Foote, Charles, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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