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Ithaca and Owego, NY - Further Railroad Info

Biking and Exploring History

Below are a few interesting tidbits and links to various sites that contain a wealth of photographs and historical information on the history of railroading in the Ithaca/Owego area.

South Hill - Inclined Plane and Switchback

The Railroads

rr  Ithaca & Owego Railroad

  • One of the earliest railroads ever built in America, it was finally abandoned in 1956. Wikipedia >
  • Originally called the Ithaca and Owego Railroad, it later became the Cayuga and Susquehanna Railroad.
    Ithaca Branch Details

dlw  Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DL&W)

lvrr  Lehigh Valley Railroad (LVRR)

rr  The “Short Line” (an Interurban)

Ithaca Railroad History (including Streetcar/Interurban)