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Scranton, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad yards," the two images Scranton: 1900 and Old King Coal: 1900 put together, using some cut & paste techniques. The difference is only one freight train, the smart observer Dave recognized the man in the white overalls, who seems now to have solved the "bilocation" problem! View full size.