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Tacony Creek Gorge Between Jenkintown and Elkins Park

The stream referred to in this discussion as Tacony Creek, is sometimes known as Tookany Creek in its upper reaches and as Frankford Creek as it approaches the Delaware River. This distinction probably had more significance in the past than it does today as urbanization has buried tributary creeks and otherwise altered the drainage basin. […]

Edge Hill Wind Gap

The SEPTA Lansdale line between Glenside and North Hills and Limekiln Pike cross Edge Hill Ridge at the Edge Hill Wind Gap. The Edge Hill Wind Gap is one of three wind gaps cut into the Wissahickon Creek-Tacony Creek drainage divide along the northeast oriented Edge Hill Ridge with the other two wind gaps being […]

Tacony Creek East Oriented Headwaters Segment

Tacony Creek originates as Tookany Creek just south of the Westminster Theological Seminary in Laverock and flows in an east direction on a route just north of the Arcadia University campus into and then through Glenside to reach its Jenkintown elbow of capture near the SEPTA West Trenton and Landsdale Regional Rail line junction located […]