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Railroad Locations taken from the Reporter newspaper, Oct. 18, 1879, page unknown:

W. & W. Railroad on and after Monday, May 19th, 1879: [times too blurry to read]

Leave [departing schedule]

Waynesburg
Sycamore
Swart's
Dear Lick
West Union
Dunn's
Lindley Mills
Hackney's
Luellen's
Baker's
Chamber's Mills
Vankirk's
Braddock's
Arrive at Washington

 

Leave [departing schedule]

Washington
Braddock's 
Vankirk's
Chamber's Mills
Baker's
Luellen's
Hackney's
Lindley Mills
Dunn's
West Union
Dear Lick
Swart's
Sycamore
Arrive at Waynesburg

 

 

 

Railroad Locations taken from the Reporter newspaper, Oct. 18, 1879, page unknown:

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Hempfield Division, on and after Monday, May 19th, 1879: [times too blurry to read] - 

Going West - Leave "Washington Time"

Washington
Chartier
Taylors[fort?] [it is definitely not Taylorstown]
Claysville
Vance
West Alexander
Valley Grove
Point Mills
Roney's Point
Tridelphia
Elm Grove
Carlson
Mt. de Chantel
Wheeling

Going East - Leave Wheeling

Mt. de Chantel
Carlson
Elm Grove
Tridelphia
Roney's Point
Point Mills
Valley Grove
West Alexander
Vance
Claysville
Taylors[fort?] [it is definitely not Taylorstown]
Chartier
Washington

 

Railroad Locations taken from the Reporter newspaper, Oct. 18, 1879, page unknown:

Pittsburgh Southern Railroad - on or before July _

Leave W. Pittsburgh - Going South
Arrive

Quarry Siding?
Bankersville
Epsy
Long's
Mt. Lebanon
Cemetery
Arlington Camplacs?
Castle Shannon
Smithton
Speigle
Upperman
Bethel
U. St. Clair [e.g. Upper St. Clair]
Cowen's
Rocky Ridge
Norwood
Library
Simmon's
Boyer
Finleyville
Peters Creek
Wright's
McComb's
Virginia June
Thomas
Gilkenson's??
Brownlee
Peastown
Clokeyville
Zediker's [Zediker Station]
Herd'n Cl June [not sure what this means]
Washington

Going North

Washington
Herd'n Cl June [not sure what this means]
Zediker's [Zediker Station]
Clokeyville
Peastown
Brownlee
Gilkenson's??
Thomas
Virginia June
McComb's
Wright's
Peters Creek
Finleyville
Boyer
Simmon's
Library
Norwood
Rocky Ridge
Cowen's
U. St. Clair [e.g. Upper St. Clair]
Bethel
Upperman
Speigle
Smithton
Castle Shannon
Arlington Camplacs?
Cemetery
Mt. Lebanon
Long's
Epsy
Bankersville
Quarry Siding?

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family name who lived on the land where the train stopped.

 

 

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