Logging railroads in pennsylvania

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Logging railroads in pennsylvania

Post by StrasburgRailroadFan » Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:00 pm

I am looking for some information on logging railroads in Pennsylvania, so I can base the logging railroad on my model train layout on one, or multiple of them. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Logging railroads in pennsylvania

Post by umtrr-author » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:37 pm

I recommend the book "Rails in the North Woods." It is nominally about logging railroads in the Adirondacks but there is also some material about operations that began in Pennsylvania but migrated elsewhere.

Looks like there are a few copies at reasonable prices online.
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Re: Logging railroads in pennsylvania

Post by Statkowski » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:02 am

The Cambria & Indiana Railroad was originally a logging road, if that helps.
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Post by CarterB » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:17 am

Extensive info here: https://www.librarything.com/publishers ... ring+in+Pa" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

other: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susquehan ... e_Railroad" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_Lumber_Company" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://lostrailroads.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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https://www.target.com/p/wood-hicks-and ... A-51412977" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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