This reproduction panoramic view of Carbondale, Pennsylvania was drawn by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler and published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer, A. E. Downs, lith. in 1897. Carbondale, situated along the Lackawanna River was a major mining and railroad community in the 1800's. The first commercially successful railroad, Delaware, Lackawanna & Hudson Railroad, maintained an important terminal here. The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, based in nearby Scranton, owned and operated an underground anthracite coal mine and breaker at Carbondale.
The map shows Carbondale’s labeled streets, buildings, bridges and railroad lines.
Features numbered & lettered references to the following locations:
1. Public Schools.
2. St. Rose Convent & Academy.
3. Harrison House. J. J. Monahan, Proprietor.
4. American House. I. Whipple, Proprietor.
5. Arlington House. T. A. Sullivan, Proprietor.
6. Valley House. Edward Maledy, Proprietor.
7. The Hendricks Mfg. Co., Ltd.
8. Van Bergen & Co., Ltd.
9. Grist Mill. Bronson & Fowler.
10. Planing Mills. Baker & Co.
11. Breaker, Rease & Mosier.
12. Colebrook Breaker.
13. Court House.
A. St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church.
B. St. Rose of Lima Hall.
C. M. E. Church.
D. First Presbyterian Church.
E. Baptist Church.
F. Trinity Episcopal Church.
G. Congregational Church.
H. Welsh Baptist Church.
I. Calvanistic M. E. Church.
J. Odd Fellows Hall.
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