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Stourbridge Line on Track to Make Comeback in May

Train Excursions Coming Back to Wayne County

  • 26 January 2015
  • Author: Tim Sohn
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Stourbridge Line on Track to Make Comeback in May

Approximately three years after shutting down, it looks like the Stourbridge Line is back on track to provide train service to the Honesdale, Hawley, and Lackawaxen area.

 

According to Gail Tucker, executive director of the Greater Honesdale Partnership, the train is expected to be back up and running in early May to coincide with National Train Days, May 9-10, 2015.

 

To begin, excursion rides will be operated between Honesdale, Hawley and Lackawaxen. Freight service may later be added.

In Hawley, New Playground is a Hot Spot

  • 1 December 2014
  • Author: Tim Sohn
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In Hawley, New Playground is a Hot Spot
Children have a new place to play in Hawley. The dedication of a new playground at Bingham Park took place Nov. 1, and it has proven to be a popular destination for families.

Shohola Brings History Alive on 150th Anniversary of Train Wreck

Shohola, PA - Pike County Pennsylvania

  • 18 July 2014
  • Author: Tim Sohn
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Shohola Brings History Alive on 150th Anniversary of Train Wreck
Many came out to Rohman Park in Shohola, Pa., July 12-13, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Shohola train wreck. The events, sponsored by the Shohola Railroad & Historical Society, included presentations by Civil War re-enactors, a visit by “Abraham Lincoln,” a slide show, firing of a refurbished Civil War cannon, and visits to the cemetery and the site of the train wreck.
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