The Gregarious Railfan
Marysville, (Harrisburg) PA 17053  (population of Harrisburg, 49,507)    

GPS: N 40.32937, W 76.91642   Google map   

Scanner: NS 160.800 [46], 161.070 [64]  

Railroad:  Norfolk Southern Harrisburg Division

Description: This is the first (as of December 2014) railfan location that I’ve listed that is a commercial
establishment. The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast, has a wonderful view of the Famous Rockville Bridge.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 50+

Nearby RR stuff: Enola Yards; Harrisburg

Other interesting or fun stuff: Harrisburg is the State Capital of Pennsylvania

Photo opportunities: The Bridge

Gregariousness quotient: Medium

Local bed & breakfast: The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast, 810 S Main St, Marysville, N 40.32947, W 76.91609;  
Bridgeview B & B Page,  Railfan   

Fast Food: McDonalds, 425 N Enola Rd (US 11/15), N 40.30006, W 76.92778  

Local Diner: Marysville Diner, 510 S State Rd, Marysville, N 40.33587, W 76.92641

Ice Cream:  Dairy Queen, 331 N Enola Rd (US 11/15), N 40.29797, W 76.92879

Pub and Grub: Yardz Bar & Grill, 325 N Enola Rd (US 11/15), N 40.29708, W 76.92925

Alternate Lodging: Quality Inn, 501 N Enola Rd (US 11/15), N 40.30213, W 76.92765
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So
throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”
– Mark Twain
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
December 2014
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