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14962RE: [FJGRailroad] Amsterdam Enginehouse?

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  • Paul Larner
    Feb 10, 2011
    Paul, et al.
     
    Changed the format and saved as jpeg. THis should open okay.
     
    PKL
     
    > 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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