John Speller's Web Pages Lehigh Valley Railroad

John Speller's Web Pages

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The Hon. Asa Packer (1805-1879), President of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and founder of Lehigh University.
LVRR Double Fairlie 0-6-6-0 "Janus" built by William Mason in 1873. As a railroad crossing sign once said: "Beware of trains going both ways at once!"
Map of the Lehigh Valley Railroad in 1930. To enlarge right click and select "view image"
"Frightful Accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad near Allentown," 21 July 1858. A span of the Little Lehigh Bridge collapsed under a coal train, killing the crew. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-67325]
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