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12176Re: [FJGRailroad] Rumors

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  • Gino DiCarlo
    Nov 15, 2006
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      Alright, now you've got me daydreaming!


      --- Mark Wilber <mwilber2001@...> wrote:

      > Gino- This subject was being talked about but I
      > thought it was garbage talk. When I talk to a very
      > high source,I was told they were looking in as a
      > possibility,not definite. Im just passing what I
      > heard.
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: Gino's Railpage <fjgrailroad@...>
      > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 10:29:21 AM
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Rumors
      > Don't get me daydreaming Mark!!!! The last I heard
      > anything was back in 2000 when
      > Benjamin Moore said they wanted rail service. Of
      > course, they want the state to pay
      > for it and the chances of them re-building the FJ&G
      > from Fonda to Johnstown is slim
      > to none. Paul Larner says the High-Bridge would
      > never hold an engine these days, even
      > though he begged me to drive my SUV over it! (Yes,
      > my SUV and a diesel engine
      > are in TWO, totally different weight classes!!!)
      > I've never heard of a plastic plant being in the
      > industrial park! Don't forget, the industrial
      > plant is beyond the Walmart Distribution Center
      > which was planted smack dab in the
      > middle of the ROW!!!! I can't imagine the logistics
      > of re-building around that place!
      > The ROW is in pretty good shape, running a track up
      > probably wouldn't be too difficult,
      > but the High-Bridge and Walmart present more
      > problems!
      > The last I remember, the County was really itchy to
      > pave the Bike Trail down to Fonda.
      > Anyone have any current info on that?
      > Gino
      > On 11/14/06, mwilber2001 <mwilber2001@ yahoo.com>
      > wrote:
      > Anyone hear anything about a possibilty of laying
      > track from Fonda to
      > the industrial park in Johnstown? I first heard it I
      > thought it was
      > just non-sense,but then I heard it from a reliable
      > source.Is there a
      > plastic co. nearby the industrial park? Mark
      > --
      > www.ginosrailpage. com
      > www.fjgrr.org

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