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Delaware and Hudson Canal Company
"Gravity Railroad"

Brief list of important dates of the Gravity Railroad:

bulletD&H CC enter contract to transport coal - August 31, 1847
bulletBegin Coal Car operations over 10-miles - May 1850
bulletLocomotive Power begins (Gauge 4' 3") over 4-miles - 1860
bulletD&H CC Passenger Service begins - 1877
bulletLast operated on January 3, 1899
Early Images Notes
Engines

6

The first Steam Engines operated from Olyphant to Providence 
Coal Cars

9

There were literally thousands of these at one time but all where destroyed
Passenger

10

Take a ride on the wild side up and down the planes of the Gravity RR
Other

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Even the Gravity had some specific cars for specific reasons (Early MOW)
 
Created:
January 22, 2000
Last Updated:
December 26, 2006
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