J. Edgar Thompson

J. Edgar Thompson (HM1ARF)

Location: Springfield, PA 19064 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 54.948', W 75° 20.239'

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Here was born the first chief engineer, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1847~52, and its third president, 1852~74. He was responsible for construction of the main line, Harrisburg to Pittsburgh, and for the system's expansion to the Mississippi River.
Year Placed1991
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 471171 N 4418466
Decimal Degrees39.91580000, -75.33731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.948', W 75° 20.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 56.88" N, 75° 20' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 898 Baltimore Pike, Springfield PA 19064, US
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