New Castle County, Delaware

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Bellevue

PRR

on site

T

abandoned

 

in use

 

NS

Bell Tower, Field checked 6/12

Greenbank

Wilmington & Western (new)

 

C

visitor center/gift shop

1997

in use

wood

Wilmington &Western

Field checked 2008

Greenbank

B&O

relocated on Greenbank Rd., 2201 Newport Gap Pike

C

museum

1873

in use

wood

Wilmington & Western

restored depot from Yorklyn, Red Clay Valley Museum, Field checked 2008

Guyencourt

W&N

relocated to private estate off Guyencourt Rd.

C

private use

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 5/05

Hockessin

PRR

relocated 728 Stonemill Office Park

C

display

 

in use

wood

Wilmington & Western

restored depot from Kennedyville, MD, Field checked 2008

Marshallton

W&W

on site

Eh

rr

 

in use

metal 

Wilmington & Western

Field checked 2008

Millside (Wilmington)

PRR

Christiana River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

NS

swing, through truss, Bridge No. 2

Millside (Wilmington)

Reading

Christiana River

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel

none

swing through truss, deck girder approches

Montchanin

W&N

S.R. 100/Rockland

C

business

1889

in use

wood

 

Post Office, offices

Newark

B&O

Main St./Elkton Rd.

P

rr

1945-6

in use

brick

CSX

Field checked 11/13

Newark

B&O

 

M

business

 

in use

brick

CSX

Deer Park tavern, old railroad hotel

Newark

PRR (Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore)

S.R. 896, under S. College Ave. overpass

P

municipal

1877

in use

brick

  NS

City offices, museum, and Amtrak and Septa stop, on National Register, Field checked 6/12

Newark

PRR

north of depot

T

vacant

 

in use

brick

NS

Davis Tower, Field checked 6/12

Newbridge

Reading

 

P

residence

 

gone

wood

none

two story

Newbridge

Reading

on hillside above Brandywine Creek

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

concrete

none

built over track to prevent smoke problems

Rockland

Reading

Brandywine Creek

B

abandoned

 

unused

steel

none

deck girder, stone and concrete piers, wood trestle approach

Wilmington

Amtrak

Poplar St. at Christiana River

O

rr

c1998

in use

brick/glass

Amtrak

CNOC Centralized National Operations Center, Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

B&O

S. Market/S. Shipley St.

P

offices

1887

gone

brick/wood

none

also used by Reading, restored, Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

B&O

across Brandywine Creek

B

rr

1887

in use

stone

CSX

Best viewed from Brandywine Park, Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

PB&W (PRR)

S. French St./Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

P

rr

1905-08

in use

brick/stone

Amtrak

restored, Amtrak stop, Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

PRR

S. French St./Rosa Parks Dr.

O

business

1905

in use

brick

 Amtrak

4 1/2 story office building of PRR Delaware Division, Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

PB&W (PRR)

Vandever/Bowers, north of depot

Sh

rr 

1838, 1930s 

in use

  brick

Amtrak

Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

PRR

in Edgemoor Yard

Cd

unused

 

 

in use

concrete

 

 

Field checked 6/12

Wilmington

PRR

 

B

rr

1902-05

in use

brick/stone

 

3 mile long brick arch viaduct

Wilmington

PRR

Christiana River near I-495

B

unused

 

unused

steel

none

swing, through truss, Bridge No. 2

Wilmington

PRR

Brandywine Creek

B

rr

 

in use

steel

Amtrak

swing, deck girder

Wilmington

PRR

Water/Walnut

M

 

 

in use

brick

 

powerhouse

Wilmington

Peoples Ry.

W. 6th St./N. Webb St.

IPh

business

1901

gone

brick

none

 

Wilmington

Peoples Ry.

W. 6th St./Hawley St.

IO/Sh

business

 

gone

block/wood

none

office and shop complex, two story

Winterthur

W&N

on du Pont estate museum

C

residence

 

in use

wood

 

visiting scholar guest house

Compiled by M.J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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