SCHUYLKILL COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Date
Built
Current
Use
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Andreas West side of Andreas Road just south of Lizard Creek
(40.748958, -75.791538)
C 1912 Vacant Gone Concrete  
Ashland East Spruce Street F 1900 Business In Use Brick  
Ashland   Hoffman Boulevard C 1855 Vacant In Use Stone  
Auburn Front Street P 1903 Residence In Use Brick  
Barnesville Off PA54 P 1928 Vacant In Use Wood
BRANCH DALE PA 209 P ???? Residence Gone Wood
Cressona Front Street next to overpass P 1911 Storage In Use Brick
East Mahanoy Junction Off State Rd.(Township Rd. #891) C 1917 Residence In Use Wood
Frackville
(Temple)
Tuckerton Road in Temple (Berks Co.) F Railroad 1905 In Use Wood
Gilberton Main Street at Gravel Pit C 1880 Business In Use Wood
Hecksherville Located in a field opposite 793 Valley Road, Pottsville, PA. F ???? Vacant Gone Wood
Irving Pine Grove Historical Society, 205 North Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove C ???? Museum None Wood  
mCaDOO   East Taylor Street C 1908 Residence In Use Wood
Minersville 113 Sunbury Street C 1913 Civic In Use Brick/
Stone
Molino Penn Street at Clinton Street in Port Clinton
(GPS: 40.582491,-76.025535)
P 1875 Museum None Wood
Moyers Moyers Station Road near PA895 C 1887 Residence Gone Wood
New Ringgold Penn Street at Clinton Street in Port Clinton
(GPS: 40.582491,-76.025535)
P 1875 Museum None Wood
Port Clinton   Railroad Avenue
(GPS: 40.576323,-76.024822)
C 1990s Railroad In Use Wood
Pottsville 101 East Union Street
(GPS: 40.683364,-76.193072)
P 1851 Offices None Brick
rock Covered Bridge Road (first house on the right south of 895 - Rock Rd.) C 1900 Residence Gone Wood
Schuylkill Haven West Main Street
(GPS: 40.628684,-76.172848).
P 1901 Civic In Use Stone
Shenandoah South Main Street F 1910 Storage Gone Wood  
Snyders
(West PEnn)
  South corner of PA309 and PA895 in Snyders.
(GPS: 40.720185, -75.858418)
C 1912 Vacant Gone Wood
Swatara Off US 209 P 1918 Hunting Shack In Use Wood  
Tamaqua Mauch Chunk Street (PA 309) and Broad Street P 1874 Civic In Use Brick/
Stucco
Tremont Pine Street and North Crescent Street
(GPS: 40.629979,-76.39015)
C 1924 Business In Use Brick
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Adamsdale Built by the Pennsylvania & Schuylkill Valley Railroad which was leased by the PRR starting in 1885.
Andreas This station was on the east side of Andreas Road on the north side of the tracks (GPS: 40.748817, -75.791253). The station was closed in 1935.
Ashland Prior to sharing a station with the P&R, there was an LV station here.
Ashland   Shared by the P&R and Lehigh Valley railroads.
Ashland This station was located on South Railroad Street near the existing freight station. There is a Dollar general store there now.
Auburn The first station here was between the tracks of the Schuylkill & Susquehanna RR and the P&R. It was NE of Deiter Snyder Street (see 1875 county map). There was a freight house to the SE.
Auburn  
Auchey Station  
Barnesville The station shown here on the 1875 map is labeled as a store/post office/ticket office.
Barry  
Bear Run Junction  
Beckton  
Blackwood A shelter-type station was built here in 1889. It went out of service around 1900.
Blackwood  
Blackwood Junction  
Boston Run
(Wiggan)
Boston Run was formerly called Wiggan and this was probably the first station there, a simple shelter.
Brandonville The station was on what is now Main Boulevard just south of Brandonville. On the 1875 county atlas it is labeled "Mahanoy Station," but I believe this was an error.
Broad Mountain  
Brockton
(Patterson)
This station was ont he south side US-209 at approximately GPS: 40.74781,-76.065227.
Brookside When business trailed off here, this station was moved to West End (see below).
Buck Mountain  
Buck Mountain This station was located about 100 yards from the north portal of the Mahanoy Tunnel. 
Centerville  
Coaldale In 1875 the station was on the west side of 1st Street on the south side of the tracks (GPS: 40.827401,-75.904208).
Coaldale  
Colorado There were two stations here in 1875. One was near Colorado Colliery #1, and the other was east on the line where a branch went north to Colorado Colliery #2.
Connor Built around 1882.
Cressona The original freight station was built here in the 1860s followed by the first passenger station some time later.
Cressona Second Cressona station. Was on the line between Schuylkill Haven and Pottsville south of Pottsville Street. This stop may have been known as "Fairgrounds" or may be the same station listed as "Connor." Served the site of the Schuylkill County Fairgrounds pre WWII. ALCOA later bought the Fairgrounds site for their plant.
Cumbola This station was on the south side of the tracks (and river). A foot bridge over the river was used for access to the station from the town.
Darkwater  
Delano Built in 1930 this station sat near the intersection of Hazle and Hickory Streets. It was demolished in 2002. Some have claimed that this building was not a station, but rather a division office. Can someone confirm that with a picture of the actual station that supposedly sat nearby? In 1875 the station here was on the SE side of Hazle Street on the NE side of the tracks (GPS: 40.839135,-76.071203).
DONALDSON Although several people have claimed otherwise, the existing building next to the tracks on Martin Street is NOT a railroad station. It is a warehouse that was built in 1970. Does anyone have an old photo of the station?
Dorset  
Drehersville An original Little Schuylkill RR station is shown here on the 1875 map.
East Mahanoy Junction  
Exmoor This combination station was built around 1902.
Fowlers Station This was the first station east of Shenandoah.
Frackville In 1875 the station was on the north side of East Frack Street on the west side fo the tracks (GPS: 40.785448,-76.230193).
Frisbie  
Gilberton  
Girard Manor A station is shown here on the 1875 map when this was the Catawissa RR.
Girardville Mahanoy &
Broad
Mtn. RR
According to the 1875 map, this station was on the west side of 3rd Street south of Girard Street (now Main St.) (GPS: 40.791378,-76.281177).
Girardville Built in 1880.
Girardville  
Glen Carbon  
Good Spring Built in 1890
Gordon In 1875, this station was located at GPS: 40.752816,-76.344219.
Gordon Smaller photo shows P&R yards and depot looking west.
Haucks Station This station was on the south side of the intersection of Chruch Road and Fairview Street (GPS: 40.831127,-76.029221).
Hazleton Junction May have originally been called Summit Station (not to be confused with the other Summit Station in Wayne Township).
Hecla Originally a station on the Little Schuylkill RR.
Jefferson Station  
Keffers Station Built 1879.
Kepner  
Landingville Both passenger and freight stations are shown on the 1875 map.
Locustdale This station was built in 1860 and retired around 1940.
Lofty  
Longacre  
Lorberry Junction In 1875 the depot here was right at the Pine Grove/Tremont township line. A.K.A. just "Junction Station."
Lost Creek  
Mahanoy City This station was on North Main Street at Brandonville Road (GPS: 40.814978,-76.14241).
Mahanoy City The first station here was at East Railroad Street and Third Street (GPS: 40.813972,-76.138558).
Mahanoy City This station was at North Main and Railroad Streets.
Mahanoy Plane The first station here was east of Bridge Street at GPS: 40.793311,-76.240954.
Mahanoy Tunnel This station was off PA-54 (Barnesville Drive) (GPS: 40.813525,-76.090204).
Maizeville In 1875 the station was on the east side of McKinley Avenue on the south side of the tracks (GPS: 40.79695,-76.225934).
Malvin A station is shown here near the Malvin Colliery in 1875. This was NE of Mahanoy City and slightly SW of Shoemakers at GPS: 40.829658,-76.132636.
McKeansburg  
Middleport This combination station was on Union Street (PA209) between Washington and St. Clair Streets.
Middle Station This was an early station on the Little Schuylkill RR. It was north of Port Clinton.
Millers Station  
Mine Hill Crossing  
Minersville In 1875 this station was on the north side of Seltzer Road (at Penn Street) on the east side of the tracks (GPS: 40.691418,-76.255041).
Minersville  
Mintzers A frame shelter was constructed here in 1894 and went out of service in 1936.
Morea  
Morea  
Mount Carbon  
New Boston  
New Castle Station Mill Creek
Railroad
The station was on the west side of the tracks. Shown on 1875 map.
New Philadelphia The original Schuylkill Valley RR depot here was on the SW side of SR-2003 (Water Street) on the SE side of the tracks (GPS: 40.719168,-76.115127). Was the later P&R station at this location as well?
Newkirk  
North Pine Grove  
Oneida  
Orwigsburg The passenger and freight stations were on the west side of Station Road.
Palo Alto  
Park Place  
Pine Grove Built in 1854, this combination station was acquired from the Schuylkill & Susquehanna RR.
Port Carbon
Mill Creek
Railroad
According to the 1875 map, the station here was on the NE side of Commerce Street just north of Hickory Street (GPS: 40.694712,-76.170809).
Port Carbon In 1875 this station was at the east end of Main Street at Conrad Street on the north side of the tracks (GPS: 40.69542,-76.157184).
Port Clinton The first station here was built in 1873.
Port Clinton This passenger station was located approximately where the current Reading & Northern station is south of town (GPS: 40.576323,-76.024822). It was built in 1899 to replce the station listed above. The freight station was on the south side of Broad Street on the west side of the tracks (GPS: 40.579851,-76.026882).
Pottsville This station was built in 1887 and sat on Norwegian and Railroad Streets. Demolished in 1963 to make room for a parking lot.
Pottsville The original freight station here was near where Washington street used to cross what is now Progress Street (both roads no longer go through here) (GPS: 40.682143,-76.192052). This station is shown on the map from 1875.
Pottsville
Peoples
Railway
This station was on the west side of 12th Street between West Race and West Arch Streets (GPS: 40.683128,-76.206107). This railway later became part of the P&R. The station is shown on the 1875 map of the city.
Pottsville Built in 1886.
Pottsville
AND
This station was in the vicinity of West Laurel and North 16th Street (now Lengel Middle School site). Shared with Lehigh Valley, this station was on a stub branch that entered Pottsvile from the line to Minersville. The branch shows on Google Map serving Honeywell Films between Westwood and Woodglen Roads.
Pottsville The CNJ may have used the P&R station here.
Quakake This station was built in 1871 and was at the west end of Main Street at the curve.
Rauschs  
Rauschs  
Raven Run  
Reevesdale This station was on the north side of US-209 on the south side of the tracks at (GPS: 40.782897,-76.008375).
Rene Mont  
Reynolds
(Centerville)
I believe the original name for this station was Centerville as shown on the 1875 map.
Ringtown  
Rock
(Whitehorse Station)
There was a Schuylkill and Susquehanna station here in 1875. It was on what is now Loop Road just south of Rock Road (PA-895) onthe south side of the tracks (GPS:40.541257,-76.301379).
Roeders  
Schuylkill Haven Built by the Pennsylvania Schuylkill Valley Railroad which was leased by the PRR starting in 1885.
Schuylkill Haven This was the first RDG station which sat on the same site as the existing 1901 station (40.628684,-76.172848).
Schuylkill Haven This freight station was near the passenger station.
Shenandoah This station was located near the corner of Lloyd & Lehigh Streets (GPS: 40.821596,-76.199069). It was demolished in the 1950s.
Shenandoah This station was on the corner of East Center and Union Streets (GPS: 40.821182,-76.195947).
Sheppton  
Silverbrook Junction  
South Good Spring Built in 1890.
Spring Garden  
Spring Garden Junction  
St. Clair There were two station in St. Clair a half mile apart. This main station was located on the north end of Third Street.
St. Clair  
St. Clair
(Patterson St.)
This P&R station was located on the west end of Patterson Street. It saw fewer stops than the main station on the Third Street.
St. Nicholas Built around 1880, this station was located off PA54. There was a Mahonoy & Broad Mountain RR station here before that as shown on the 1875 map.
Stanhope Station In 1875 there was a short spur here that went north from the depot to the Stanhope Furnace and Star Iron Company.
Suedburg
(Mifflin P.O.)
Built around 1870.
Summit Station  
Tamanend Junction  
Tamanend Junction The 1875 map shows the location of a "proposed station" on the west side of the tracks.
Tamanend Junction The 1875 map shows a station here on the east side of the tracks.
Tamaqua Freight station.
Tamaqua  
Tower City  
Tremont The original combination station here was located at approximately the current location of the existing RDG station at Pine Street and North Crescent Street (GPS: 40.629979,-76.39015). It burned down in January, 1904.
Tuscarora This station was on the east side of Broad Street at Cedar Street (now gone).
Vulcan  
West End This station was originally at Brookside, but moved to West End when business at Brookside subsided.
West Penn  
Wetherill Junction  
William Penn  
Williams Valley Junction Built around 1880.
Yatesville Not to be confused with the Yatesville in Luzerne County.
York Farm Junction  
Zehners  
1895 Schuylkill County Railroad Map
Notes About Existing Stations...

Barnesville (RDG) - Station has fallen into disrepair.

Branchdale (MH&SH) - Currently use as a post office and residence. Can anyone confirm that this is in fact a MH&SH station and provide more info?

Donaldson (RDG) - Used as a workshop for a trucking company.

East Mahanoy Junction (RDG) - RR water tower nearby. Another Photo.

Frackville (RDG) - Moved from Frackville to Temple (Berks Co.) in 1984 by the Blue Mtn. & Reading.

Gilberton (RDG) - Now a scale house at the Gilberton Coal Co. Moved in 1955.

Hecksherville (RDG) - There is also what appears to be an engine house on this site.

McAdoo (LV) - Moved about 100 feet away from the active R&N tracks.

Minersville (RDG) - This station has been restored.

Molino (RDG) - Moved in 1968. At the Northern Berks/Southern Schuylkill Historical Association Transportation Museum in Port Clinton.

Moyers (RDG) - The tracks were removed here in 1944.

New Ringgold (RDG) - Moved in 1973. At the Northern Berks/Southern Schuylkill Historical Association Transportation Museum in Port Clinton.

Port Clinton (R&N) - This replica station was built by the Reading & Northern and is used for its headquarters.

Pottsville (RDG) - Only restored headhouse remains.

Rock (RDG) - This building served as ticket office, express office, post office and general store.

Schuylkill Haven (RDG) - Architect was Alex Smith of Reading. Station is now used as the borough hall.

Shenandoah (PRR) - PRR right of way from Frackville to St Nicholas (original line to Shenandoah) was obtained from the P&R in a trade. The PRR received the remainder of the P&R (S&S) line to Rockville along the Susquehanna.

Snyders (LV) - West Penn was located near the village of Snyders. The station was moved to Mountain Road in the mid-1950's. It was moved a second time to its current location near Andreas.

Tamaqua (RDG) - Restoration completed. Now houses a museum and restaurant.

Tremont (RDG) - Now houses the Tremont Nursing Home office.