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The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad was chartered in 1858, and like all great projects, was delayed for nearly ten years until the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company was formed on March 27, 1868. It would take another three years before construction commenced at Red Creek, New York and within two years the railway was operational from Ontario, Wayne County to Oswego.
County of Orleans
Orleans County, Town of Kendall, Rome Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad, Hojack Railroad, Gandy Dancers, Lake Ontario Railroad
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Ballard, Matthew R., "Gandy Dancers Provided Maintenance Services to Local Railroads" (2018). Pioneer Record. 90.