Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad

Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad (HM1Z42)

Location: Pocono Summit, PA 18346 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.499', W 75° 26.983'

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In 1893 a single track line was built from Wilkes-Barre to Stroudsburg. It was the shortest route to a connecting line, taking anthracite coal to tidewater ports in New Jersey for domestic and export markets. With stations at Naomi Pines, Pocono Lake and Wagners, it moved coal, lumber, ice and tourists to and from the Pocono Plateau. Competition forced it out of business 1939. The tracks were dismantled, but sections of grade remain visible.
HM NumberHM1Z42
Placed ByBruce, Trudi and Sarah Denlinger
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 462240 N 4550878
Decimal Degrees41.10831667, -75.44971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.499', W 75° 26.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 29.94" N, 75° 26' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2137 PA-940, Pocono Summit PA 18346, US
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