Friday, August 30, 2013

Carbondale: Chiellino Building

The Chiellino Building in Carbondale  was constructed by Salvador & Antonio Chiellino at 63 River Street in 1913. The building is in serious disrepair and continues to deteriorate.
The back of the building is along the Lackawanna River.
View across the 6th Street side.
Looking through the windows.
There was once a bookstore in here.
Below the Chiellino Building, July 17, 2004.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Carbondale: New York Ontario & Western

Remnants of the NYO&W in Carbondale, a bridge pier next the the D&H Penn Division, and a couple of bridge piers in a parking lot off Dundaff Street. Both photos from August 17, 2013.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Carbondale: Gravity Park

Gravity Park in Carbondale, and the Delaware & Hudson monument commemorating the D&H Gravity Railroad.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Electric City Trolley

Philadelphia Suburban 76 northbound at Cedar Avenue on Saturday morning.
Passing the former Lackawanna Railroad locomotive shops.
Heading southbound at Cedar Avenue.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Lackawanna Railroad

Lackawanna 664 passing Lackawanna Station on Saturday morning.
Lackawanna 664 crossing Cedar Avenue on Saturday morning.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Nay Aug Park: Davis Trail Construction

Some recent work on the trail. Hopefully this will be completed soon.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Beverly Potts

 On August 24th 1951, 10 year old, Beverly Potts disappeared after attending a Cleveland Press Showmobile performance at Halloran Park, near West 117th & Linnet. After a massive search no sign of her was ever found. Over the years leads would occasionally pop up, but they were always dead ends.
Below, Plain Dealer file photos.
Above, Plain Dealer editorial, after another false lead, March 10, 1994.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Carbondale High School

A few views of the old Carbondale High School building, built in 1916. The school is now the Ben Franklin Apartments.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Carbondale: Masonic Temple

The Masonic Temple on Salem Avenue, August 17, 2013. The building is in serious disrepair, the city is battling an absentee  owner, and the landmark building continues to crumble.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Carbondale: Maplewood Cemetery

Maplewood Cemetery on Maple Avenue in Carbondale is one of the oldest cemeteries in Lackawanna County, dating to the early 1830's.