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Erie Turntable Port Jervis PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 22.577 W 074° 41.622
18T E 525613 N 4580574
Quick Description: Located in downtown Port Jervis next to the Erie Depot
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2008 6:36:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM52D5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 52

Long Description:
Port Jervis Turntable
Port Plaza - Pike Street & Underpass
The Port Jervis turntable has a diameter of 115 feet and the bridge, or the part of the structure that holds the locomotive, is approximately 19 feet wide. Previously, it was turned by two 40 horsepower, 440 volt, 3 phase electric motors that were powered from a connection at the top of the gantry. The most recent locomotive that was turned on it weighed 440 tons, or 880,000 pounds, fully loaded with water and coal. It is the largest operating turntable in the United States. Text source:http://www.upperdelawarescenicbyway.org/history/towns/portjervis/portjervis.php
Currently in Operation: yes

Number of Stalls: Not Listed

Year Built: Not listed

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