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14948Re: Amsterdam, NY

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  • Jim Kelly's Heros
    Feb 4, 2011
      Paul Larner knows these answers for sure! What map did you download? Don't forget, the Amsterdam BeltLine crossed the ACN on Vrooman Ave.


      --- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, Paul Charland <p.charlie@...> wrote:
      > Hi All,
      > I'm working on the Kellogg Branch in Microsoft Train Sim. Originally I
      > was going to do a '70s version of the branch but have been thinking of
      > backdating what I have to the late 30s when the line used an 0-8-0 for
      > power, the Kellogg and Miller linseed oil plant was still active and the
      > FJ&G was still running the electric division through Amsterdam.
      > I'm looking for any maps or photos that would show the line, I've been
      > able to download a 1931 map that appears to show a double track mainline
      > coming off East Main Street, turning southeast before it starts to
      > parallel the NYC yard... might even be where the eastbound lanes of
      > (new) Route 5 are now. If this is so, how did the NYC's Kellogg Branch
      > and the FJ&G trackage cross, at grade, or did the NYC have the ramp and
      > overpass they have now back then?
      > Any help would be appreciated.
      > Paul :-)
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