Leiper Railway

Leiper Railway (HMYYI)

Location: Nether Providence Township, PA 19086 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 52.566', W 75° 21.466'

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Built, 1809-10, by Thomas Leiper; surveyed by John Thompson. It was the first railway in Pennsylvania, and the first in America to be surveyed. The railway was used to transport stone from quarries on Crum Creek to the landing on Ridley Creek, a distance of 3/4 mile. It crossed the highway here.
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 8:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 469405 N 4414066
Decimal Degrees39.87610000, -75.35776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 52.566', W 75° 21.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 52' 33.96" N, 75° 21' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1003 Glen Rd, Nether Providence Township PA 19086, US
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