Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, July 19, 2018
PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERA group of participants learn the history behind the restored Ironton Railroad caboose, which had a prominent role during the Industrial Revolution, during an Ironton Rail Trail fall historical walk Oct. 28, 2017. Bob Abbott, second from right, also informed walkers of the cement and iron manufacturing history in the region. The caboose is near the IRT trailhead in Stiles. PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERA group of participants learn the history behind the restored Ironton Railroad caboose, which had a prominent role during the Industrial Revolution, during an Ironton Rail Trail fall historical walk Oct. 28, 2017. Bob Abbott, second from right, also informed walkers of the cement and iron manufacturing history in the region. The caboose is near the IRT trailhead in Stiles.
Abbott and Ray Bieak, as guides for the IRT, discuss the remnants of the once trolleys that ran on rails from Allentown, across Coplay and Whitehall, as shown at the Stiles location border between Coplay and Whitehall. Abbott and Ray Bieak, as guides for the IRT, discuss the remnants of the once trolleys that ran on rails from Allentown, across Coplay and Whitehall, as shown at the Stiles location border between Coplay and Whitehall.

Historical walk along the IRT

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Local News