Archives for August, 2015

Guide to Landforms Seen Along the SEPTA Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line

The Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line is unique among the SEPTA Regional Rail Lines in that between Ardmore and Malvern it follows the Schuylkill-Delaware River drainage divide and further west crosses the Schuylkill-Delaware River divide along the Chester Valley south wall. The Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line, which was originally the Pennsylvania Railroad main line and which […]

Guide to Landforms Seen Along SEPTA‚Äôs Lansdale-Doylestown Regional Rail Line

Overview: Along its 34.4-mile trip from Center City Philadelphia to Doylestown a SEPTA train travels from the Philadelphia City Center to and then along the Coastal Plain-Piedmont Province boundary before moving from the Coastal Plain onto the Piedmont to reach the Tookany Creek drainage basin. Once in the Tookany Creek valley the train travels in […]