Lancaster County Railroad Centerlines


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Lancaster County GIS Department
Publication_Date:200812
Title:
Lancaster County Railroad Centerlines
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:Lancaster, PA
Publisher:Lancaster County GIS Department
Other_Citation_Details:
Created based on 1 inch to 1600 foot aerial photography
Online_Linkage: http://www.pasda.psu.edu/
Description:
Abstract:
This line coverage contains arc features representing photogrammetrically interpreted Rail
Road centerlines. County Planning Commission supplied reference map to identify active
features from abandoned features.
Purpose:
Data created for Lancaster County planning. Intended for illustration and demonstration purposes only.
Supplemental_Information:
Category:                          Planimetric
Department:                        Reflight
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:200812
Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Status:
Progress:Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency:Unknown
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -76.715890
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.952900
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.278870
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.721900
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus:ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme_Keyword:railroad rail road
Theme_Keyword:railroad centerlines
Theme_Keyword:centerlines
Theme_Keyword:arcs
Theme_Keyword:line coverage
Theme_Keyword:Transportation
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:none
Place_Keyword:Lancaster County
Place_Keyword:Pennsylvania
Place_Keyword:PA
Access_Constraints:none
Use_Constraints:
For use at 1:2400 or smaller scale.

For educational/demonstration purposes only.  The Originator, Publisher and Distributor exclude any and all implied warranties and make no warranty or representation with respect to the data files or accompanying documentation, including quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. These data files and documentation are provided 'as is' and the User assumes the entire risk as to their quality and performance

These data are not to be redistributed for commercial profit.  Reproduction or redistribution of this digital data set without permission of the Originator/Publisher is expressly forbidden.  The Originator and Publisher should be clearly cited in any product derived from this data.  Any modifications to this data must be described in any digital or hardcopy product derived from this data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Linda McCawley
Contact_Organization:Lancaster County GIS Department
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing and physical address
Address:
50 North Duke St., PO Box 83480
City:Lancaster
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:17608-3480
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-391-7550
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:mccawlel@co.lancaster.pa.us
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.3.0.800
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Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Topology exists for coverage.  The same number of polygons exist in the exported shapefile.  No polygon overlap.
Completeness_Report:
Complete from aerial photography.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Accuracy conforms to National Mapping Accuracy Standards of planimetric and topographic mapping data at a design scale of 1"=200'.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:Aerial Data Reduction Associates, Inc.
Publication_Date:1993
Title:
Orthophotographs of Lancaster County - 1993
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:remote sensing image
Source_Scale_Denominator:19200
Type_of_Source_Media:stable-base material
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:1993
Time of Day:unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference:
ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation:
aerials
Source_Contribution:
features for digitization
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Features digitized from aerial photography.  Supplemented and revised by Lancaster GIS staff from information gathered through assessment, fieldwork and surveys.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
aerials
Process_Date:1998
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset copied.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method:Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type:String
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count:1700
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution:0.000010
Longitude_Resolution:0.000010
Geographic_Coordinate_Units:Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name:North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name:Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis:6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio:298.257222
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Resolution:1.000000
Altitude_Encoding_Method:Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: SDE.ADD1.LancasterCountyRailroadLines1998
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:FNODE_
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:TNODE_
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:LPOLY_
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:RPOLY_
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:LENGTH
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:RRLINES_
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:RRLINES_ID
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:TYPE
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:OWNER
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SOURCE
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SOURCE_DAT
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:UPD_DATE
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:UPD_NAME
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:UPD_TYPE
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SHAPE
Attribute_Definition:
empty field
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label:SHAPE..Length()
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Contents of RRLINES.AAT
Variable            Begin Column      Defined Item Name        Item Definition
From-Node           1                 FNODE#                   4,5,B
To-Node             5                 TNODE#                   4,5,B
Left-polygon        9                 LPOLY#                   4,5,B
Right-polygon       13                RPOLY#                   4,5,B
Length              17                LENGTH                   8,18,F,5
Internal Number     25                RRLINES#                 4,5,B
User-ID             29                RRLINES-ID               4,5,B
Type                33                TYPE                     2,3,B
Owner               35                OWNER                    20,20,C
Source              55                SOURCE                   3,3,C
Source Date         58                SOURCE-DATE              6,6,C
Update Date         64                UPD-DATE                 6,6,C
Update Name         70                UPD-NAME                 15,15,C
Update Type         85                UPD-TYPE                 3,3,C
Item Descriptions and Codes
TYPE                     Code indicating the status of the railroad feature.
1 = Active Rail Line.
2 = Inactive or Abandoned Rail Line.
3 = Hidden Rail Line. (lines under an overpass or a bridge)
4 = Hidden Inactive/Abandoned Rail Line
SOURCE                   See BLDGS coverage
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
Lancaster County GIS
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person:Gavin McDade
Contact_Organization:Lancaster County GIS Department
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing and physical address
Address:
50 North Duke St., PO Box 83480
City:Lancaster
State_or_Province:PA
Postal_Code:17608-3480
Contact_Voice_Telephone:717-391-7550
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:mcdadeg@co.lancaster.pa.us
Resource_Description:Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
Not for commercial use or resale. The User shall save Lancaster County, the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania State University harmless from any suits, claims or actions arising out of the use of the data files or accompanying documentation, or arising out of any defect in the data files or accompanying documentation. Lancaster County, the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania State University excludes any and all implied warranties and makes no warranty or representation with respect to the data files or accompanying documentation, including quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. These data files and documentation are provided AS IS and the User assumes the entire risk as to their quality and performance.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name:ARC/INFO Export
Format_Version_Number:7.2.1
Transfer_Size:1.026
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media:CD-ROM
Recording_Capacity:
Recording_Density:650
Recording_Density_Units:MB
Recording_Format:ISO 9660
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media:3-1/2 inch floppy disk
Recording_Capacity:
Recording_Density:1.44
Recording_Density_Units:MB
Recording_Format:PC
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name:Arcview Shapefile
Format_Version_Number:3.1
Transfer_Size:1.026
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media:CD-ROM
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name:DXF
Transfer_Size:1.026
Fees:$65/MB for commercial use; $13/MB for non-profit uses plus $40/hr handling fee (minimum one hour) and media fees $1 for 3.5 floppy and $10 for CDROM
Ordering_Instructions:
Complete instructions and forms available from http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/GIS.htm
Standard_Order_Process:
Non-digital_Form:
Hard copy maps can be ordered and created from Lancaster County GIS
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size:1.026
Fees:8 1/2" x 11" - $5 11" x 17" - $25 Standard map 33 1/2" x 45" - $75; discount rate $50 Mylar map 33 1/2" x 45" - $100; discount rate $75 Custom maps available at a charge of $40/hr. Copies of existing maps $25.00
Ordering_Instructions:
Acquire, complete and return Map Request form available at: http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/GISforms.htm
Custom_Order_Process:
Complete instructions and forms available from http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/GIS.htm
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
115 Land and Water building
City:University Park
State_or_Province:Pennsylvania
Postal_Code:16802
Country:United States
Contact_Voice_Telephone:(814) 865 - 8792
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:pasda@psu.edu
Distribution_Liability:
The USER shall indemnify, save harmless, and, if requested, defend those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data, their officers, agents, and employees from and against any suits, claims, or actions for injury, death, or property damage arising out of the use of or any defect in the FILES or any accompanying documentation. Those parties involved with the development and distribution excluded any and all implied warranties, including warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the FILES or accompanying documentation, including its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The FILES and documentation are provided "as is" and the USER assumes the entire risk as to its quality and performance. Those parties involved with the development and distribution of this data will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the FILES or any accompanying documentation.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:200812
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access
Contact_Person:James Spayd
Contact_Position:Metadata Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type:mailing address
Address:
115 Land and Water Building
City:University Park
State_or_Province:Pennsylvania
Postal_Code:16801
Country:United States
Contact_Voice_Telephone:(814) 865-8792
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:pasda@psu.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name:FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version:FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention:local time
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
Profile_Name:ESRI Metadata Profile
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