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11798RE: [FJGRailroad] High Bridge Owner/Shermans Live Steam

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  • joseph Klapkowski
    Apr 29 9:27 PM
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      I have no information but this sounds intriguing..............


      >From: "handyman756" <handyman756@...>
      >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [FJGRailroad] High Bridge Owner/Shermans Live Steam
      >Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 02:52:57 -0000
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      >Montgomery County Heritage Day was today at the old courthouse in
      >Fonda. I spent a couple hours yesterday putting up most of the FJ&G
      >display from the fair. Among other questions that I couldn't answer
      >today was "Who now owns the High Bridge?" I figure someone out there
      >in the group has this information.
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      >And on a different subject, Bob Cudmore's column in the Gazette today
      >includes some recollections of Sherman's Park dating back to the mid-
      >40's. Quoting a reader's letter the column states: "Now to the point
      >of Sherman's amusement park. It had the traditional small carousel, a
      >small ferries wheel, a few other rides, various food vendors and a LIVE
      >STEAM park-type railroad which made a couple of loops around a small
      >cove and a trestle over a portion of the water. I would
      >estimate the track gauge was about one foot." My experience with
      >Sherman's starts about 20 years later and I had never heard that they
      >had a live steam train there. Anyone else remember this?
      >Thanks!
      >Jerry
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