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13428Re: Glove City Coal Company

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  • jkr251
    Jan 19, 2009
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      Once again, I just want to thank everyone for their informative and
      timely responses.

      Like I always tell my son - Keep asking; keep learning.

      JR

      --- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, <slamora1@...> wrote:
      >
      > If Iremember correctly the structure was poured in 6 To 8 foot
      sections The first two or three were painted black i still have to
      look for the drawings I Think I might know were they are...
      >
      > Steve lamora
      > ---- Paul Charland <p.charlie@...> wrote:
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Here's four shots of the model I drew for the MSTS route. I can only
      > > estimate the size of the structure based on reasonable sizing of
      other
      > > structures in the Google Earth satellite shot. Each silo appears
      to be
      > > 20' diameter and 60' tall. As seen on the line drawing the silos
      > > overlap six inches in each direction... the center of the silos
      are at
      > > 19' 6" from a common center point and not 20'.
      > >
      > >
      http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/FJGRailroad/files/Glove%20City%20Coal/
      > >
      > > "Glove City Coal" signs were painted on the two silos facing
      Kingsboro
      > > Avenue, the signs them selves were painted on a white rectangle,
      below
      > > that was silver, and below that was a black band around the bottom of
      > > all silos (silver and white were only the width of the Reading sign).
      > > The rest of the silos were concrete.
      > >
      > > Hope this helps, it's the best I could do without having drawings to
      > > work from.
      > >
      > > Paul :-)
      > >
      > > jkr251 wrote:
      > > > Thanks guys, I appreciate all the replies.
      > > >
      > > > The more I thought about this structure I began to realize I've only
      > > > ever seen B&W photos of it. Which leads to my next question.
      > > >
      > > > The lower portion of the silos (approx. 15 to 20 feet??? - I'm just
      > > > guessing here) appear to be painted. Unfortunately I have no
      idea what
      > > > color paint was used. Any insights?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks.
      > > >
      > > > JR
      > >
      >
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