Little Schuylkill Railroad

Little Schuylkill Railroad (HM1MJX)

Location: Tamaqua, PA 18252 Schuylkill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.843', W 75° 58.183'

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The first railroad in the nation to haul anthracite coal by steam locomotive was built in 1829. It connected the rich coal mines of the Tamaqua area with the Schuylkill Canal at Port Clinton. The 21-mile line opened in 1831 and is still in operation today.
Year Placed2004
Placed ByTamaqua Area Partnership
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Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 418195 N 4516717
Decimal Degrees40.79738333, -75.96971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.843', W 75° 58.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 50.58" N, 75° 58' 10.98" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 W Broad St, Tamaqua PA 18252, US
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