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Work Stops on Railroad Line

125 Years Ago


February 6, 2020

Herald of Jan. 31, 1895

Eight miles of track were laid on the Pennsylvania Midland Railroad between Cessna and Brooks Mills before work was stopped on the project. One report said work would be resumed in the spring, while rumor persisted that the plan to extend the rail line to Bedford came to a halt because of “financial embarrassment.”

An effort was being made to form a new county composed of parts of Centre, Clearfield and Blair. A bill on the measure was to be introduced in the Legislature by Rep. Womelsdorf of Centre County.

The Rev. A.I. Latham, pastor of the Presbyterian Church...

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