12660RE: [FJGRailroad] Re: FJ&G Get Together for 2007
- Jun 15, 2007Jeeez Gino, your absence will be a big loss for the group; what can the belly shot photo look like without you? Wish you could find a way to finagle it; looks like we'll enjoy a good size meeting with some new faces and our wives can participate in the city wide garage sale, looking for FJ&G items, while we look at train pictures.
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 23:06:58 -0400
Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: FJ&G Get Together for 2007I'm glad to see that there is going to be a Get-Together after a year off. I think thecombo Rail-Day and FJ&G Get Together is the perfect fit!!!! What stinks? I haveto work that whole weekend. While you guys are enjoying the history of the FJ&G,I'll be sleeping and preparing for my night at Quad Graphics!!!I don't know who's coming, but I know I'll miss you all. I'll even miss dinner at Paul'sfavorite resturant.Ginoaka Italian #24
On 6/15/07, stevefjg30 <Klcl19@wmconnect. com> wrote:
Change in plans I will be able to make it. I'm looking forward to
--- In FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com, "stevefjg30" <Klcl19@...> wrote:
> Wish I could make it, My wifes in Minnesota that weekend.Have to
> watch the kids.
> Steve Lamora
> --- In FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com, Paul Larner <pklarner@> wrote:
> > Good morning,
> > The date for this year's affair will be Saturday, August 11. The
> date coincides with the City of Gloversville's Railfest
> > Although there is a short amount of time to prepare a suitable
> display of our railroad's impact on the community, I believe we are
> receiving a chance to share our interest with a broader segment of
> the city. Specifically I see an opportunity to include the general
> public in our discussions and even our road trips, assuming we
> find a way to use one of the transit system's busses for a trip to
> view the usual sights. I am aware the NYO&W and CNE groups do bus
> tours of their sites of interest. Do you suppose we could find
> local folks who would want to tour and learn about the former sites
> of Gloversville's grandeur, railroad and industrial?
> > A cooperative presentation with someone, or more, well versed on
> the cities' industrial history could be a draw for riders on a
> Preparation of a brochure will need to commence very soon. If a
> tour is too extravagant, we have never been shy of taking long
> at our monthly summer meetings. The rail trail traverse the core
> Gloversville and Johnstown's heavy industrial heritage. Of course
> this would exclude the former sites of the many shops that existed
> most every city neighborhood.
> > Now that you've heard my ideas. This isn't something I can do
> alone; I'm reaching out here. What can others of you contribute
> more importantly what other ideas have you that may prove more
> practical considering we are not a dues organization.
> > Next and equally important, I have received confirmation that
> several of us, the usual group of hard cores, will attend plus the
> assurance that there are a number of FJ&G fans not presently
> associated with this list who "may" attend. To that end I am not
> proposing that we deviate from our usual camaraderie to the point
> confining ourselves to a static display, only that we have a bit of
> scheduled events and that they be such that the we afford the
> an ability to participate with their questions sharing in our
> favorite railroad.
> > Now please tell me: Who will be sitting for dinner Saturday
> evening? Do I make reservations at the Railyard as in the past of
> it time to move say to "Lanzi's on the Lake?" I have always been
> pleased with the reception given us at the Railyard; this is my
> preference. Dinner, the entire day for that matter, is a family
> > PKL
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