4672Re: [FJGRailroad] Re:Northville in the 20th Century
- Jun 25, 2001Further: there is a neat, but in need of digital work, photo of a mixed
train with the 1894 No. 3 sporting its original square headlight, two box
cars, a combine and a coach. Could be a Broadalbin train however, just
don't know; it's also winter.
>From: "Walt Danylak" <waltdanylak@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re:Northville in the 20th Century
>Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 22:49:45 -0000
>--- In FJGRailroad@y..., skalbfel@i... wrote:
>How many of the trains running to Northville were mixed freight and
>passenger? What was a typical freight to Northville..2 cars, 5 cars,
>or more. Also, the long passing track at Cranberry Creek must have
>been for freight trains of lower standing to "go in the hole" or allow
>trains moving in opposite or the same direction to pass. That was the
>only long passing track between Gloversville and Northville.
>Except during the Summer season, all trains to Northville were mixed.
>As to the size, I guess it would depend on how much freight was going
>to Northville. From the photos I've seen, most trains consisted of
>two passenger cars, one combine and one coach.
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