BENTON, PA


A Breif History - Benton, Forks, Stillwater and Jamison City were all once served by the Bloomsburg and Sullivan Railroad, which ran from Bloomsburg to Jamison City. The tracks from Benton to Jamision City were removed in 1927 after the tannery closed. In 1928 the reamining line from Bloomsburg to Benton was bought by the Reading Railroad Company. The Rerading Railroad operated the line to Benton until 1969 and after which the line was abandoned and the tracks were removed by the earlt 1970s.

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Benton Station
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Station
(photo sSource: David Kline)


Benton Freight House - 1940's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Station - 1960's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Station - 1960's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Station - 1960's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Freight House - 1960's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Freight House - 1960's
(photo source: David Kline)


Benton Station being moved to it's new location
(photo source: David Kline)


The tracks in Benton in the winter
(photo source: David Kline)


Fishing Creek train Bridge coming into Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #2719 SW1200, PRR #255742 Hopper, MONOM #934 Box Car crossing the Fishing Creek Bridge
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #2719 SW1200 at Benton
(photo Source: David Kline)


Reading #92888 Caboose in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #92888 Caboose in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #92888 Caboose in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #102 NW-2 at Benton with SP and NP Boxcars
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #102 NW-2 Locmotive in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #102 NW-2 Locmotive in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


Reading #102 NW-2 Locmotive in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


railcars loaded with pipes in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


railcars loaded with pipes in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


railcars loaded with pipes in Benton
(photo source: David Kline)


The Benton Passenger Station as it stands in July 2013
(photo by Andrew Hoke 7-13)


The Benton Freight Station as it stands in July 2013
(photo by ndrew Hoke 7-13)







FORKS, PA

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Forks Station and Harrisons Store
(photo source: David Kline)


Forks Station and Harrisons Store
(photo source: David Kline)


the tracks looking north in Forks
(photo source: David Kline)


the tracks looking north in Forks
(photo source: David Kline)


Forks Station - 1960's?
(photo source: David Kline)


Forks Station in 2004
(photo source: David Kline)


Forks Station in 2012
(photo by Andrew Hoke 6/12)


Forks Station in 2012
(photo by Andrew Hoke 6/12)


Forks Station and Harrisons Store in 2012
(photo by Andrew Hoke 6/12)



STILLWATER, PA

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Bloomsburg and Sullivan train heading thru Stillwater
(photo source: David Kline))


Stillwater Station
(photo source: David Kline)


The Stillwater Station as it stands in July 2013
(photo by Andrew Hoke 7-13)



JAMISON CITY, PA

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Jamison City Station
(photo source: David Kline)


Jamison City Station
(photo source: David Kline)


Jamison City Station - 1998
(photo source: David Kline)




Railroad tracks at Jamison City
(photo source: David Kline)




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