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Huntingdon

Juniata Supply Co. (MP 96.8)

Penna. Edison Co. No. 2 (MP 96.9)

Public Track and Reeves-Parvin Co. (MP 96.9)

Station (MP 97.0)

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Huntingdon Station photo E.03.12 HBT train at Union Depot
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Pennsylvania Railroads Passenger Station in Huntingdon in October of 1965  

Junc. H. & B. T. M. R. R. 

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Huntingdon

Long Siding (MP 98.2)

HUNT Tower

   
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Huntingdon Ice  

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Huntingdon

J. C. Blair Co. (MP 97.3)

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J.C. Blair post card  
   

David E. Strait (MP 97.4)

Public Track (MP 97.4)

Public Track and S. D. Straight & Son (MP 97.5)

Libby-Owens Fibre Glass Co. (MP 97.9)

Weiner Warehouse Co. (MP 98.5)

   

292

Huntingdon

Shop Car Siding (MP 98.8)

 

Spruce Creek

303

Spruce Creek

Tunnels

Sprice Creek tunnel 19381938.   
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SPRUCE Tower

   

Station (MP 109.2)

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309

Tyrone Forge

Tyrone Lime & Stone Co. No. 2 (MP 115.5)

FORGE Tower

FORGE FORGE 1968FORGE Tower, 1968.
FORGE 1974FORGE Tower, 1974.  

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ANTIS Tower

ANTIS  PRR ANTIS Tower

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Altoona

East End Yard (MP 124.7)

East End -- E. B. Yard (MP 126.8)

East Altoona Yard   

Scales -- East Altoona (MP 128.1)

   

East Altoona (MP 128.1)

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Altoona

East Altoona, Pa. Round House Shops (MP 128.2)

E Altoona Coaling Station 5 3 12 2East Altoona coaling station, 1912.  E Altoona Coaling Station 5 3 12East Altoona coaling station, 1912.

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Altoona

Juniata Shop Yard (MP 129.6)

   

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Altoona

Car Shop Yard (MP 129.9)

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Altoona

Machine Shop Yard (MP 130.6)

   

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Altoona

Scales (MP 128.6)

Junc. Juniata Siding (MP 128.7)

Carload Delivery (MP 128.7)

Linde Air Products Co. (MP 128.8)

Collins Supply Co. (MP 128.8)

R. D. Elder Lumber Co. and Forsht Coal & Lumber Co. (MP 129.0)

East Side Coal & Suppy Co. No. 1 (MP 129.1)

Juniata Ice Co. (MP 129.2)

Junc. Altoona Northern R. R. (MP 129.2)

Icing Station (MP 129.1)

Scales -- Juniata -- regular south -- Emergency North (MP 129.2)

JUNIATA SCALES   

Freight Transfer (MP 129.5)

Scales -- Car Shop (MP 129.8)

Sinclair Refining Co. No. 4 (MP 130.2)

Peoples Natural Gas Co. (MP 130.2)

Carload Delivery (MP 130.2)

Shaffer Stores Co.  (MP 130.4)

Leonard Miller and Gleichert & Son (MP 130.4)

East Side Coal & Supply Co. No. 2 (MP 130.5)

East Side Coal & Supply Co. No. 3 (MP 130.5)

William Conroy (MP 130.5)

L. B. Mackey (MP 130.5)

Freight Station (MP 130.6)

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Passenger Station (MP 130.8)

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altoonastation 1971Altoona Station, 1971.  

ALTO Tower

   

Junc. Hollidaysburg Branch (MP 131.1)

Spur Oil Co. (MP 131.5)

Armour & Co. and Aurich & Co. (MP 131.7)

West End Yard (MP 131.8)

SLOPE Tower

SLOPE 1935SLOPE tower, 1935.  SLOPE west face

Junc. Pittsburgh Div. (MP 131.8)

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Mifflin, 1940s

242

Mifflin

MIFFLIN Tower

   

Wm. H. Manbeck Co. No. 1 (MP 48.9)

Wm. H. Manbeck Co. No. 2 (MP 48.9)

   

Station (MP 49.0)

   

Mifflin shops  

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Mapleton, 1914.

282

Mapleton

Station (MP 88.4)

   
mapletonfreightMapleton freight station.  

H. O. Andrews No. 1 (MP 88.6)

   

 

283

Mapleton

Storage (MP 90.8)

Penna. Glass Sand Co. No. 2 -- Columbia (MP 90.8)

Penna. Glass Sand Co. No. 3 -- Keystone (MP 90.8)

mapleton sand plant Sand Plant located near the town of Mapleton Huntingdon County in the 1940sThe sand plant in the 1940s.

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McVeytown, Pa.

Although the railroad referred to this location as McVeytown, McVeytown was technically on the opposite side of the Juniata River and was originally founded as ______. The village on the railroad side of the river was Manayunk. The Pennsylvania Railroad reached McVeytown in 1849. Public passenger train service to and from McVeytown commenced on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1849.

From volume eight, number three, of The Keystone:

Q32: What is the story on the interlocking and crossovers that were to be installed near McVeytown, Pa. to break up the 24-mile long block between "Lewis" and "Jacks" Towers on the Middle Division?
A32: The project was authorized in September 1945- Four crossovers were installed between tracks 1 and 2 and tracks 3 and 4 during 1946. The interlocking was to be remotely controlled from a planned new fireproof tower at "Jacks". For some reason the project was abandonned and the new switches were apparently never put into operation. Boards were installed to hold the switches in place. After a year or two the switches were removed. "Jacks" Tower was never changed.

Station

There were separate freight and passenger structures on the north side of the main tracks at McVeytown. In the earlier years, a watch tower protected the road crossing. Here are two views of the passenger station:

The freight station was built in 1888.

mcveytown 1966McVeytown, 1966.  

H. O. Andrews No. 2

Steve Cutshall indicates that Andrews was a feed/grain operation, also on the north side of the main tracks. It was listed as J. T. Rodgers in 1923 CT1000. It was listed as W. M. Atkinson No. 1 and No. 2 in the 1900 CT1000.

Team Track

Steve Cutshall indicates that was a team track on the south side of the main tracks. It is shown on the 1955 signal chart, but there is no entry in the CT1000's.

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Duncannon

Duncannon is one of many towns along the Middle Division main line where the railroad originally went through town. As the town grew, it impeded the railroad. The railroad bypassed the town to avoid grade crossings, etc.

Sherman's Creek Bridge

Public Dely. (MP 14.7)

Passenger and Freight Station (MP 14.8)

The building was commissioned in 1900 and completed in 1902. Blue Ridge Communications, a cable company, purchased the building in 2005. After totally remodeling the building and trying to keep it as original as possible, but still making it functional, the building had a grand re-opening in 2009.

originalDuncanonstationOriginal depot on the old line through town.  DuncanonDepot 11Depot on the new line bypassing town.

Public Dely. (MP 15.1)

Standard Novelty Works (MP 15.5)

The Standard Novelty Works was the manufacturer of the Lightning Glider brand of sleds.

  oldseldworksThe building survives today as The Old Sled Works antique mall.

 

 

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Newport

H. R. Wentzel & Sons (MP 27.1)

A. C. Schill (MP 27.1)

F. M. Snyder & Co. (MP 27.3)

Station (MP 27.4)

Freight Station (MP 27.6)

Atlantic Refining Co. No. 1 and J. F. Fickes (MP 27.7)

PORT Tower

PICT0018Joe Henry Kline photo.   

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Bellwood

Freight Station (MP 123.7)

Antis Street Public Delivery Siding (MP 123.8)

J. H. Hommer Lbr. Co. (MP 123.8)

Ray Oil Co. (MP 123.8)

Keystone Oil & Gas Co. (MP 123.8)

Junc. Bellwood Branch (MP 123.9)

Passenger Station (MP 124.0)

pc bellwood 1909Bellwood Station, 1909.   

BELL Tower

BELL 7 20 1957BELL Tower, 1957.   

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Ryde

Station (MP 76.7)

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Bridge over Juniata River

ryde bridge 1908Ryde bridge in 1908. 

Ryde bridge 1937Ryde bridge in 1937.