Buffalo Division Branch Lines

M.P.

STATIONS (from ETT #10)
YARDS and Industries (from Traffic Track Diagrams)

N or S of track

Carloads Shipped/Received
1969 1970 1971 1972

MONTROSE BRANCH – 27 miles

0.0 TUNKHANNOCK
ALDOVIN
James Ace 47 49 16  
Johnson Mobile Feed Service 40 33 22 8
Nu-Feeds, Inc. 25 26 27 33
6.3 LAKE CAREY
14.4 SPRINGVILLE          
  Briggs Lumber Co.   9 18 11 11
  Hall & Golden, Inc. (relocated to Tunkhannock on LVRR, 4/72)   149 140 103 10
  Springvale Agway, Inc.   10 8 11 14
18.5 DIMOCK          
22.8 SOUTH MONTROSE          
27.0 MONTROSE          
  Andre & Sons   45 56 49 97
  Audley B. Lott, Inc.   192 180 196 292
  Dean & Son, Donald   23 26 17 7
  M.B. Lake   51 53 57 39
  Montrose Hanger Corp.   25 38 41 5

STATE LINE & SULLIVAN BRANCH – 21 miles

0.0 TOWANDA
1.7 TOWANDA (Washington Street)

This branch out of service west of Towanda since flood of 6/22/1972. Patrons using Towanda or Wyalusing Stations)

5.5 MONROETON          
12.3 STEVENSON          
14.0 NEW ALBANY          
21.0 DUSHORE          
  Ivan Hugo   69 54 56 25
  O’Ames Co.   41 42 48 41
  Dushore Agway, Inc.   23 5 8 6
  R.A. Reichard Co.   54 52 51
  H. Rynvelds Sons   19 17 4 3
  Shaffers Mobile Feed Service   70 63 66 59

AUBURN BRANCH

0.0 SAYRE          
0.5 S.C. JUNCTION          
2.1 PA – NEW YORK STATE LINE          
9.0 SMITHBORO          
  Nichols Agway   258 230 206 201
13.1 TIOGA CENTER          
18.6 OWEGO          
  Agway Feed   385 420 381 337
  Agway Farm Supply (Agway Lumber in 1973)   22 22 5 14
  Republic Steel Co.   25 37 35
  D&H Interchange   33860 32014 27444 22227
  E-L Interchange   5 2

FREEVILLE SECONDARY TRACK

18.6 OWEGO          
22.8 FLEMINGVILLE          
28.3 NEWARK VALLEY          
  Chesebro-Whitman Mfg. Co.   181 140 135 136
  Bliss Mills   70 61 62 52
  Pargas   23 41 38 43
28.8 WATSON          
34.0 BERKSHIRE          
  Patch Bros.   8 3 4 3
  Howland Bros.   12 8 5 12
37.8 RICHFORD          
41.9 MILLS          
  Atlantic-Richfield Co.   630 653 530 467
43.7 NORTH HARFORD          
49.9 DRYDEN          
  Agway Feed   74 59 71 66
  Patch Bros.   14 15 19 11
52.7 FREEVILLE          
  Freeville Lumber   6 6 5 0
  Honey Processors   2 5 8 5
  Intersection of Freeville Secondary Track with Cortland Secondary Track and East Ithaca Running Track

MEAD SECONDARY TRACK

52.7 FREEVILLE          
55.1 PERUTON          
57.8 GROTON          
  Groton Feed Co. (out of business 1970)   56
  Empire State Culvert Co. (Republic Steel)
plant transferred to Owego as Republic Steel
  9 14
  Finger Lakes Honey Co. (out of business 1970)   3
  Baker Miller   18 15
64.1 LOCKE          
  Hewitt Bros.   66 60 57 65
  Krueger Feed & Supply   0 23 12 14
67.7 MORAVIA          
  Wheat Bros.   126 139 111 125
  Agway Feed   59 80 97 79
68.2 MEAD          
68.5 END OF TRACK (as of 10/68 at latest)
(1637 feet west of MP 339)
71.6 CASCADE (all below abandoned by 10/68)
74.6 ENSENORE
78.2 OWASCO LAKE
84.0 PAULS
85.3 AUBURN
88.8 THROOP (secondary track)

CORTLAND BRANCH

EAST ITHACA RUNNING TRACK

0.0 EAST ITHACA          
  Cornell Univ.   710 526 149 253
6.1 ETNA          
  New York State Electric & Gas Co.   29 10
9.0 FREEVILLE

CORTLAND SECONDARY TRACK

9.0 FREEVILLE          
12.9 McLEAN          
19.4 CORTLAND          
  Brewer-Tichnor Corp.   163 103 39 22
  Wickwire Bros. (out of business 1971)   81 31
  Overhead Door Corp.   102 68 73 93
  Gutchess Lumber Co.   63 34 40 24
20.1 CORTLAND JCT          
  E-L Interchange   11 6
21.2 END OF TRACK (as of 10/68 at latest)
(3960 feet west of MP 71)
26.3 EAST HOMER (all below abandoned by 10/68)
31.3 TRUXTON
36.1 CUYLER
39.7 DeRUYTER
44.3 SHEDS CORNERS
47.9 NEW WOODSTOCK
49.0 DELPHI FALLS
53.6 CAZENOVIA
58.8 MATS SIDING
60.4 BLAKESLEE
68.1 CANASTOTA

WAVERLY – ELMIRA BRANCH

0.0 SAYRE          
1.4 PA – NY STATE LINE          
2.2 WAVERLY          
  J.W. Bishop Coal Co. (out of business 1971)   18 19
  Double Piggyback Ramp:
Trailer Car Capacity 14
Parking for 40 Trailers
  280 150 30
  Stroehman Bros.   91 127 108 106
  Ajax Foundry   17 10 8 7
  E-L Interchange   2849 4524 3675 4414
2.2 WAVERLY (E-L RR)          
  LVRR trains to Elmira and Horseheads operate over Erie-Lackawanna RR under trackage rights between Waverly & Elmira          
19.8 ELMIRA (E-L RR)

ELMIRA-HORSEHEADS BRANCH – 5 miles

19.8 ELMIRA          
  Horwitz Bros.       22 18
  Kaplan Bros.       30 28
  I. Schulman & Sons   99 266 202 ?
  *Thatcher Glass Mfg. Co.   50 6 32 21
  *Great A&P Tea Co. (Ann Page Div.)   183 269 194 225
  * – These firms served by absorption of switching charges of the E-L RR
  E-L Interchange   349 389 190 4
  PC Interchange   171 70 4 0
22.2 ELMIRA HEIGHTS          
24.9 HORSEHEADS          
  Great A&P Tea Co. (TOFC)   150 93 59 54
  J.A. Coughlin   97 85 15 81
  Agway Feed   36 44 14 51
  HORSEHEADS INDUSTRIAL CENTER – served by LV-EL and PC direct          
  Corning Glass Works (TOFC)   35 15
  National Homes, Inc.   171 153 123 277
  Kellogg Sales (temporary)   368 56
  Metro Glass Co.   92 107 213
  Proctor & Gamble (Charmin Paper)   638 1027 968

ITHACA BRANCH – 22 miles

0.0 VAN ETTEN JCT R-Sayre          
0.8 VAN ETTEN          
  Larison Feed   25 37 6 1
3.3 SPENCER          
  Spencer Coop. Society   11 13 28 23
  Agway Feed   32 27 27 33
7.4 NORTH SPENCER          
11.6 WEST DANBY          
15.6 NEWFIELD          
20.2 MP 306          
20.2 MP 306          
21.1 ITHACA          
  Agway Feed   129 127 134 99
  Morse Chain Co.   61 30 37 80
  Wallace Steel Co.   107 180 124 93
  L. Grossman & Sons   31 55 34 37
  Robinson & Carpenter (retail lumber dealer)   12 16
  89 Lumber Co.   9 34 32 30
  Yengo Distributing Co.   40 33 37 36
27.9 WILLOW CREEK (all below abandoned by 10/68)
30.0 TAUGHANNOCK FALLS
32.1 TRUMANSBURG
35.1 COVERT
38.3 INTERLAKEN
41.6 SHELDRAKE SPRINGS
44.8 HAYTS CORNERS
49.2 ROMULUS
53.9 MacDOUGAL
59.5 GENEVA JCT

AUBURN & ITHACA BRANCH – 14 miles (Ithaca to Lake Ridge)

0.0 ITHACA (Jct)          
0.0 STATE STREET          
3.0 McKINNEYS          
6.3 PORTLAND POINT          
7.4 LUDLOWVILLE          
  New York State Elec. & Gas Co. Milliken Station (received unit trains of bituminous via B&O – RDG – LV)   10553 12545 10788 8423
Cayuga Rock Salt Co., Div. Cargill Corp.   1528 1557 2314 4077
SENECA FALLS BRANCH
(Listed as secondary track in 10/68, abandoned by 1973, when LV operated over adjacent PC tracks under trackage rights)
0.0 GENEVA JCT
4.8 WATERLOO
6.8 SENECA JCT
12.5 L.V. JCT (NYC)
14.6 CAYUGA (NYC)
Beacon Milling Co.
(Interchange with PC absorbing switching charges to Beacon Milling only)
  4151 3488 3195 1836
18.4 CAYUGA JCT (NYC)
AURORA SECONDARY TRACK (Listed under Auburn & Ithaca Branch 10/59, and as seconday track 10/68. Abandoned 7/8/1971, when LV used adjacent PC tracks to Auburn under trackage rights.)
0.0 AURORA
Wells College (abandoned 7/8/1971)   58 58 30
2.6 LEVANNA
6.6 UNION SPRINGS 10 10 5
9.0 CAYUGA JCT
12.1 OAKWOOD
13.7 HALF ACRE
AUBURN          
  Columbian Rope Co.   380 312 375 335
  Agway Feed Service   120 165 177 220
  Agway Fertilizer Blending Plant   21 29 30 22
  Procino-Rossi   121 115 114 131
  Alco Products (part of White Motor Co., manufactured prime movers which were sent to Schenectady for installation)   34 38 45 29
  A&R Paper & Metals Co. (moved to new location at Auburn on PC – still open to reciprocal switch)   122 140 81 87
  PC Interchange   687 816 15
NAPLES BRANCH – 29 miles (embargoed 2/28/1973 due to track conditions)
0.0 GENEVA          
1.4 PRE-EMPTION          
3.2 REEDS          
4.7 DIXON          
7.5 STANLEY          
  PC Interchange   9 0 1 5
9.6 GORHAM          
  Silver Floss, Div. Curtice Burns, Inc.
(formerly Empire State Pickling Co., shipped sauerkraut, etc.)
  85 75 55 42
  Lohman Foods, Div. Pfeiffers Foods Inc.   9 13 11 11
  Pease Bean & Grain Co.   41 39 6 25
9.9 WEST GORHAM          
12.5 GRANGER          
15.5 RUSHVILLE          
  Comstock-Greenwood Div., Borden Co.   121 167 181 94
17.6 VALLEY VIEW (all below abandoned by 8/75)
20.2 MIDDLESEX
24.7 WEST RIVER
29.4 NAPLES

ROCHESTER BRANCH

15.4 HEMLOCK (abandoned by 8/75)
12.9 LIVONIA (abandoned by 8/75)
6.3 END OF TRACK, 8/75
(2746 feet east of MP 385)
         
5.8 LIMA          
  Joslyn Mfg. Co.   403 314 223 235
  Swift Agric. Chem. Co.   317 240 276 277
2.5 HONEOYE JCT          
2.8 HONEOYE FALLS          
  Beam Milling Co.   56 38 38 52
  Caves Lumber Co.   11 10 19 24
2.5 HONEOYE JCT          
0.0 ROCHESTER JCT          
5.9 HENRIETTA          
  High Point Mills Co.   45 57 48 49
  Matthews & Fields Lumber Co.   247 190 289 291
8.5 MORTIMER (Junction)          
9.2 CRITTENDEN ROAD (Yard tracks – 8/75)          
11.3 RIVER JCT (Yard tracks – 8/75)        
12.9 ROCHESTER (abandoned 10/72)
Langie Fuel Service (out of business 8/1970)   335 232
  Simmons Co.   103 73 82 77
  McCurdy & Co.   16 22 23 13
  University of Rochester   501 449 319 398
  Wackesser Brick Co. (relocated on PC due to proposed sale of Rochester Yd. to UDC)   276 144 148
  Davis Howland (same as Wackesser Brick)   43 26 24
  Wm. Stappenback Co. (team track)   100 85 96 ?
  Piggyback ramp (closed 7/1970)
Capacity 5 cars
Parking area 30 trailers
  1472 620
  R.T. French Co. 1,2,4   659 192
  Gerber Products Co. 1,2,4   162 113
  Genesee Scarp & Tin Baling Co. 1   470 151
  Rochester Times Union 1   412 211
  Eastman Kodak Co. 1,2,4   526 184 12
  Frankel Bros. 1,2,4   132 80 49
  Rochester Products Div. GMC 1   131 47
  EXXON (formerly Esso, Humble Oil Co.) 1,3   ? ? 111 126
  National Biscuit Co. 2   85 43
  1. On connecting lines reached by LV thru  switching via Rochester Subway, closed 6/1/1970
2. Also includes TOFC
3. Also reached by LV thru switching via EL-PC
4. Also reached by LV thru switching via EL-PC thence PC

NIAGARA FALLS BRANCH

0.0 NIAGARA JCT          
4.5 WILLIAMSVILLE          
  Williamsville Warehouse       75 75
  Bufallo Perlite       23 14
  Amherst Builders       28 26
  Kenmore Builders Supply       115 95
  Twin Industries (plant closed)      
  Westinghouse (no siding)      
  Miscellaneous       52 69
10.5 TONAWANDA JCT

Listings from 10/59 (NYC trackage) & 10/68 (PC trackage)

12.3 TONAWANDA, E-L 3
12.7 NORTH TONAWANDA
Switching arrangements
Harriet Branch, PC
23.7 NIAGARA FALLS
Team Track Capacity – 14 cars
Niagara Falls Yard – 16 Yard Tracks
Capacity of Yard – 826 Cars
Piggyback Ramp – Capacity 5 TTX Cars

Parking Capacity – 30 TrailersInterchange with PC, C&O, GTW-CN
25.5 SUSPENSION BRIDGE YARD

Listing from 8/75 (PC trackage)

12.3 CP          E-L 3          
12.9 59 (E-L Crossing)          
16.8 CP 60          
20.5 CP 61 (E-L Crossing)          
21.2 CP 81 (Falls Rd Br)          
22.3 CP 82 (E-L Conn)          
23.5 CP 83 (LV Conn)          
25.5 SUSPENSION BRIDGE YARD          
  Niagara Jct. Ry. cars to and from the LVRR are handled in switching service via the PC.          
  PC Interchange (combined w. Niagara Falls)       2459 2587
  C&O Interchange (combined w. Niagara Falls)       16411 22903
  GTW-CN Interchange (combined w. Niagara Falls)       10808 11224

LEHIGH & LAKE ERIE BRANCH

442.2 TIFFT JCT R-Niagara          
443.7 CLINTON JCT R-Niagara          
451.1 RIDGE R-Niagara (yard tracks – 8/75)          
452.1 TIFFT TERMINAL (yard tracks – 8/75)

Key:
STATIONS FROM EMPLOYEE TIMETABLES ARE IN CAPITALS
LVRR LOCATIONS FROM TRAFFIC TRACK DIAGRAMS ARE IN ITALIC CAPITALS
A = freight agent, N = no agent, MFA = metropolitan (?) freight agent, PTA = part-time agent
Customer locations from traffic track diagrams are in lower case
Locations listed in earlier Employee Timetables, but deleted in 1975 Employee Timetable No. 10, are shown in gray. If anyone can provide exact dates of abandonment, I will include them.
Stations from the Employee Timetables whose location relative to industries or LVRR installations in the Traffic Track Diagrams are not clear are shown in blue. Also, a few mileages given in the ETT do not agree with the order in which the stations are listed, and these mileages are shown in red. I welcome any information which will help to clear up these discrepancies.

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