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Erie Railway, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Deposit, Broome County, NY



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Location
Pennsylvania, Deposit, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-124
Building/structure dates: 1851 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1838 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1840 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1843 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1844 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1846 subsequent work
Significance: This important American railway system was the first such system to reach into the interior of the northeast and link the lower Hudson with Lake Erie. It had several engineering and operational firsts in railroading and boasted additional civil engineering advances.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Railroad Stations
Railroad Shops & Yards


Related Names
Wright, Benjamin
Brown, Thompson S.
Seymour, Silas
Seymour, Hezekiah C.
Post, S. S.
Gould, Jay
Liebs, Chester, Field Team
Vogel, Robert M., Field Team
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Seely, Bruce, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of drawing showing pile superstructure of early railroad track construction. Original illustration in Degolyer Collection, Dallas, Texas
2. Jack Boucher,photographer, July 1971. Scenic view along river showing Erie railroad line, Taken from Rt. 97 at Hawks Nest, New York.
3. Jack Boucher, photographer, July 1971. Scenic view along river showing Erie railroad line, taken from Rt. 97 at Hawks Nest, New York.
4. Jack Boucher, photographer, April 1971. Aerial view of Erie railroad line and surrounding scenery.
5. Jack Boucher, photographer, July (?) 1971. Typical scene along Erie right-of-way looking westbound at Gulf Summit, New York.
6. Photocopy of drawing showing pile bridge construction on Erie Railway in 1841. Original illustration in DeGolyer Collection, Dallas, Texas.
7. Photocopy of drawing showing internal construction of an icebreaker designed for a bridge at the first crossing of the Canisteo River, 1841. Original illustration in DeGolyer Collection, Dallas, Texas.
8. Photocopy of top half of an 1855 organizational diagram of the New York and Erie Railroad. Original in the collections of the Library of Congress.
9. Photocopy of bottom half of an 1855 organizational diagram of the New York and Erie Railroad. Original in the collections of the Library of Congress.


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