11798RE: [FJGRailroad] High Bridge Owner/Shermans Live Steam
- Apr 29, 2006I have no information but this sounds intriguing..............
>From: "handyman756" <handyman756@...>
>Subject: [FJGRailroad] High Bridge Owner/Shermans Live Steam
>Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 02:52:57 -0000
>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.
>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?
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