Pennsylvania History Harvest

Railroad Tie and Spike

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

Railroad Tie and Spike

Subject

Railroad ties
Track components
Railroads
Zinc mines and mining

Description

This railroad tie and spike were found in the Doughty mine. The Doughty mine was located a few miles south of Sunbury, near Selinsgrove. During the mid-1800's, experimental digging in search of zinc and galena occurred at the mine.

Contributor

Inglis, Robert

Type

Image

Coverage

Sunbury, PA

Citation

“Railroad Tie and Spike,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed April 12, 2024, https://pahistoryharvest.omeka.net/items/show/272.