William Henry Vanderbilt had a vision and that vision was the South Penn Railroad.
The following website tells the story of the original routing of the never-built rail grades,
it's right-of-way locations, and the original tunnels.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike was built on and along much of the originally planned S.P.R.R. route.
Some of the tunneling of the original turnpike was the work of the S.P.R.R. as well.
Russell Love's website explores all of this.
Click on the image below to visit Russell's site ...
Images courtesy of: www.southpennrailroad.com
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