14962RE: [FJGRailroad] Amsterdam Enginehouse?
- Feb 10, 2011Paul, et al.
Changed the format and saved as jpeg. THis should open okay.
> To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> From: p.charlie@...
> Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:52:47 -0500
> Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Amsterdam Enginehouse?
> 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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