RailPictures.Net Photo: SRR 90 Strasburg Rail Road Steam 2-10-0 at Paradise, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
 
  Login · Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


» Strasburg Rail Road (more..)
» Steam 2-10-0 (more..)
» Unknown
» Paradise, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» October 22, 1983
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» SRR 90 (more..)
» Unknown
» Doug Lilly (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Old and Older

A steam train on America’s oldest continuously operating railroad approaches its passing of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania’s oldest cemetery. Still operating under its June 9, 1832 charter, the Strasburg was 151 years old at the time of this photo. Nonetheless, when the fledgling common carrier surveyed its route from Paradise to Strasburg, it was located next to a cemetery whose first interment had occurred some 115 years prior when Madame Ferree, wife of landowner Daniel Ferree passed away. The Ferrees and the Carpenter family became related through a subsequent generation’s marriage, and the cemetery became the burial ground for both families. Eventually the plot became known as Carpenter’s Cemetery, as it is known to this day,
Community Response Photo Comments (0) 
Views: 1,784     Favorited: 6
Since added on October 30, 2016

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
"Steampunk"

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 163,688
Gears; machinery; steam mixed with modern technology; and more.
Strasburg Rail Road

Album created by member ollie
Album Views: 46,449
America's oldest railroad.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.



Photo Copyright © 2016 Doug Lilly. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.