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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Electric Trolley Bed
Structure Number:
RR02
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Gettysburg Electric Railway Bed & Abutments
Park:
Gettysburg National Military Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Pennsylvania
Structure County:
Adams
Region:
Northeast
Cluster:
Chesapeake
Administrative Unit:
Gettysburg National Military Park
LCS ID:
080808
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/23/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Trolleys carried tourists from Gettysburg to Devil's Den, Valley of Death & Little Round Top section of Battlefield. Its removal resulted from a landmark 1896 Supreme Court case affirming eminent domain in Park for preservation purposes.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1894
AD


Hoffer, Gettysburg Electric Railway
Engineer
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Rail-Related
Primary Current Use:
Pedestrian-Related
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Trail/Walk
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Earth
2. 
Superstructure
Stone
Short Physical Description:
Rail bed exists as pedestrian trail along Plum Run at Devils Den, runs N through Rose Farm & stops near The Loop. Pair of cut stone block abutments over Rose Run, 5' high, 25' long & approx 10' apart.