Corry, Pennsylvania

Corry, Pennsylvania

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Corry is a city located in northwestern Pennsylvania in the United States. With a population of 6,834 at the 2000 United States Census, it is the second largest city in Erie County. Corry is a part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city became famous in the late-19th and early-20th centuries for being the manufacturer of Climax locomotives. Erie County was formed from parts of Allegheny County on March 12, 1800. On May 27, 1861, tracks owned by the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad intersected with those of the Sunbury and Erie Railroad and was called the "Atlantic and Erie Junction." Land at the junction was owned by Hiram Cory, who sold a portion to the Atlantic annd Great Western in October 1861. The railroad constructed a ticket office at the junction and named it for Cory, but through a misspelling it became Corry.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135687921
  • 9786135687927