Five Mile Tree

Next is Five Mile Tree, where we will pass over the Down Track as it heads back to Mauch Chunk. With luck on a busy day, we can wave to a carload of passengers as it passes beneath us.

Distance must have been important to travelers on the gravity railroad since mile markers lined the railroad's route. A large tree near here had a "Five Miles" marker nailed to its trunk.

Mt. Jefferson Inclined Plane

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