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14961Re: [FJGRailroad] Amsterdam Enginehouse? [1 Attachment]

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  • Paul Charland
    Feb 10, 2011
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      Hi Paul,

      I'm good with anything that could house an engine overnight! I see my
      ISP stripped the image you sent before it made it here, would you be so
      kind as to send a copy direct?

      Paul :-)

      On 10/02/2011 2:02 PM, Paul Larner wrote:
      > Paul,
      > If the enginehouse you're looking for is a traditional style
      > roundhouse with turntable, not sure you'll find one on the AC&N. The
      > building I recall was rectangular with either one or two doors large
      > enough to handle a locomotive. There was a track to it; one of the
      > photos I located shows a push car on that track - unfortunately I
      > didn't turn and get a photo of the building. Jerry, you might
      > remember the building, built of stone and/or brick and very near the
      > location of the present Dunkin Donuts. There was a quite tall
      > retaining wall between the street and the track level. IIRC one wall
      > of the building was awfully near or part of the retaining wall and I
      > believe the roof was at the level or only a small bit above the
      > street level. THese recollections are more than forty years past.
      > Attached are images of the push car, the retaining wall and my
      > Lithuanian friend whose father grew up with Izzy Demski. Are there
      > not urban renewal photos of the old buildings in that upper Church
      > St. area?
      > PKL
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