Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad

The Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad was established in 1886 and opened for business in 1887. The line ran a distance of 6 miles (9.7 km) from Baldwinsville to Amboy.[1]

Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad
Overview
HeadquartersBaldwinsville, New York
LocaleBaldwinsville, New York to Amboy, New York, a small hamlet south of the village along NY State Route 173.
Dates of operation1886–1891
SuccessorDelaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

In 1886, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad (DL&WRR) bought the road and it was renamed to Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railway in 1891. DL&WRR formally abandoned the line in 1897.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Poor, Henry Varnum (1889). Manual of the railroads of the United States, Volume 22. Poors, 1889 p. 85; 317. Retrieved February 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, The Utica Division - A Brief History". Excalibur Intellectual Properties, 1999. Retrieved February 13, 2011.

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