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Written by Paul Marston   
Monday, 14 April 2008 01:14
Pennsylvania Railroad map as of 1850

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Pennsylvania Railroad

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

MA

PA

1846

1847

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1847

1848

1849

1850

13.75

29.00

29.25

65.00

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 137.00 1860 CENSUS 218.14 RINGWALT GIVES 61.00

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Penn Central Railroad

1968

Conrail

1976

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