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By Kenneth C. Springirth

Erie�s rail hyperlink to Philadelphia was once accomplished in 1864 with the finishing touch of the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad, which later turned a part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. by way of 1869, railroad strains from Buffalo via Erie to Chicago have been consolidated into the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, which later turned a part of the hot York principal Railroad. accomplished in 500 days, the parallel manhattan, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, generally called the �Nickel Plate Road,� used to be a 513-mile, well-designed railroad that emphasised first-class provider. South of the lakeshore, the wide-gauge Erie Railroad more desirable east to west connections. via classic photos, Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroads brings to lifestyles the historical past of the railroads that experience served the region.

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