Heckscherville, PA

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Heckscherville, PA

Postby mst145 » Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:07 pm

Here are some photos from Heckscherville:

Freight Station:
http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391517

Engine House:
http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391510

http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391512

http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391515

What was this building used for? Tool shed?:
http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391521

http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1403337

Pine Knot Colliery Wash House:
http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1391526

Reading Anthracite's Marion 7800 Walking Dragline:
http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1392930

http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net/sho ... id=1402492

I think the engine house was used by the Pine Knot Colliery because they operated a 6 mile line in the area and the doors look too small for a steam locomotive. I know the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven operated there before RDG.

Does anyone have any info on RDG operations in Heckscherville?

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