NEW CASTLE AND FRENCHTOWN RAILROAD NC 29

Built 1832. One of the first railroad in country. Extended from this point to Frenchtown on the Elk River. Important connecting link between the north and south. Absorbed by Delaware Railroad 1856.



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LOCATION: New Castle. East side of River Road and Washington Avenue.