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Mauch Chunk, Summit Hill & Switchback Railroad PDF Print E-mail
Written by Paul Marston   
Sunday, 30 March 2008 19:53
Mauch Chunk, Summit Hill & Switchback Railroad map as of 1850

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Blue line is the original Mauch Chunk Railroad from 1827

Mauch Chunk, Summit Hill & Switchback Railroad

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

MA

PA

1846

1846

Y

1937

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

1846

4.00

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 4.00 1860 CENSUS 13.00 RINGWALT GIVES 0.00

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Central Railroad of New Jersey

1874

Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway

1929

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