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Aerial Photos

The recent color aerial photos below are from Google Earth 2007 and the 1938 photos are from Penn Pilot. Photos on the right include annotations to explain features on the maps. A yellow line indicates the path of the trolley. When an area is outlined in red, click inside the red box to jump to the zoomed section further down the page.

Eldora Hollow | Lockview to Summit | Lock Four & Bridges 1 & 2


Aerial photo of Fisher Heights, 1938.

 

Eldora Hollow

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Glendennin Trestle Eldora Park Route 837 at Eldora

Trolley line in yellow - Route 837 and Black Diamond Hollow Road in red.

Click an area outlined in red to zoom in.

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Lockview to Summit

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

1938 Aerial photo. Street car line in yellow. Pennsylvania Railroad in red.

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Lock Four & Bridges 1 & 2

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Bridges #1 & #2 Charleroi-Monessen Bridge PRCo Car Barn - Fallowfield & McKean

Click an area outlined in red to zoom in.

Trolley line in yellow - Route 88 in red.

Old lock north of the Charleroi Monessen Bridge was still in operation at the time of this photo. New lock south of the bridge was under construction.

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Glendenning Trestle (Zoomed)

Photo of Glendenning Trestle.

Remnants of the track bed are no longer discernable in this area via Google Map.

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Trolley line in yellow - Black Diamond Hollow Road in red.

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Eldora Park (Zoomed)

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Trolley line in yellow - Black Diamond Hollow Road in red. For photos of remnants of the path trolley riders used to walk to the park, see the Yellow Brick Road

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Eldora at Route 837 (Zoomed)

2007 Google Earth Map

Google Map with notes

1938 Aerial photo

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Bridges #1 & #2 (Zoomed)

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Bridge 1 & 2 comments.

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Monessen Junction (Zoomed)

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

Old Lock 4 was still in use at this time this photo was taken.

For photos of this area, see Monessen Junction.

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Fallowfield & McKean and the PRCo Car Barn (Zoomed)

2007 Google Earth Map

1938 Aerial photo from Penn Pilot

For photos of this area, see Charleroi page.

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