Published On: Sat, Nov 3rd, 2018

NY’s first railroad officially began in Deposit

The first shovel full of dirt for the Erie Railroad was dug in Deposit in 1835, but the first train didn't pull into Binghamton until 1848. Spanning Time: State's first railroad officially began in Deposit, but it took awhile The first shovel full of dirt for the Erie Railroad was dug in Deposit in 1835, but the first train didn't pull into Binghamton until 1848.