Steam Engine Number 40 – October 9 2020 at New Hope

Photos of Steam Engine Number 40 at twilight getting ready to leave the New Hope Station for a Halloween excursion. 

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2019 Scarecrow Festival in Peddler’s Village

Peddler’s Village is holding their annual Scarecrow Festival (2019). Some amazing creations are scattered throughout the grounds. 

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Last Updated on October 11, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival – 2016

Some views of the annual scarecrow festival in Peddler’s Village – 2016

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Last Updated on October 11, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

2020 Scarecrow Festival in Peddler’s Village

Once again, Peddler’s Village is holding it’s annual Scarecrow Festival.  The event consists of dozens of scarecrows throughout the grounds. 

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Video of Engine 2198 leaving the New Hope Station in 2015

A video of engine 2198 leaving the station on a rainy day in May 2015

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Last Updated on October 1, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Broken Goblet Brewing in Bensalem

As of September 2020 The Broken Goblet was serving outside. We visited to see an acoustic duo Monique and RJ. 

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New Hope Ivyland Railroad Train Station in New Hope PA

The New Hope Ivyland Station is the main station for the New Hope Ivyland Railroad. (now known as the New Hope Railroad) This is a scenic railroad that runs excursions to Lahaska. The picturesque passenger station is featured on countless photos and paintings of New Hope. There are two freight stations behind the passenger station.

Some of the indoor and outdoor seating at the Triumph Brewery provides an excellent view of the station and trains. 

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Engine 8218 and car at the New Hope Railroad Yard

A shot of an engine (8218)  and car in the New Hope Railroad yard. 

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The SEPTA Newtown Train Station (Defunct)

The SEPTA  Fox Chase – Newtown line terminated in Newtown, Pa. The line has been inactive for years.  The line stopped at County Line, Southampton, Churchville, The George School and Newtown. It carried freight and passengers.

The Newtown train station wasn’t much more than a small shed. It was the end of the line for the Fox Chase – Newtown Line.,

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Tyler State Park – Newtown, PA

Tyler State Park is located just outside Newtown, Pa. at 101 Swamp Rd. Newtown, PA 18940-1151 (note – there are several entrances to the park and parking areas.

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla