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Object Name Sign
Date 1900 ca-1920 ca
Material Wood
Used 1 mile West of Eagle Bay
Description Sign- "SKENSOWANE" wooden with silver painted letters on black background. Railroad station sign from Raquette Lake Railway (a spur from Carter Station to Raquette Lake. It ran along the north side of Fourth Lake from near Rondaxe Rd. to Eagle Bay, then along Uncas Rd.) Skensowane station was approximately 1 mile west of Eagle Bay.
Notes Kudish lists the following mileage for the Raquette Lake Railway (later absorbed by the Central):

0.00 Clearwater (Carter Station)
2.50 Rondaxe
3.99 Summit
5.55 Minnowbrook
5.70 Bald Mountain
7.01 Fairview
8.08 Skensowane
9.14 Eagle Bay
12.14 Uncas Road
17.89 Raquette Lake
Dimensions H-7.5 W-41 inches
Collection TRAN70A05
Catalog Number 1956.053.0015
Other number AM 0509
Imagefile 051\1956.053.0015.JPG
Species Sign