14961Re: [FJGRailroad] Amsterdam Enginehouse? [1 Attachment]
- Feb 10, 2011Hi 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?
On 10/02/2011 2:02 PM, Paul Larner wrote:
> 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?
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