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5079Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: HO S2s

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  • Ricky M Smith
    Oct 2, 2001
      Heres apicture of Sandbank Yard, Scotia, NY west view







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      On Fri, 24 Aug 2001 09:48:19 -0500 "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@...>
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      > Steve,
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      > I just picked up a great SRY map of Schenectady and Scotia from
      > 1925.
      > It is killer and not the SRY map you see on the net. This one has
      > all
      > the streets and all the trolley lines for Schenectady and Scotia.
      > The
      > FJG coming into town isn't very dramatic though. It parallels the
      > NYC
      > near Vly Road, then comes under the B&M bridge near present day Rt
      > 50.
      > If you're heading up 50 just after passing the B&M bridge, look to
      > your
      > left and you can see the old FJG right of Way. Someone mows it and
      > it
      > is VERY easy to recognize! The FJG then follows Washington Ave.
      > past
      > Sunnyside Road and Collins Park Lake and right at that point it
      > crosses
      > the Mohawk into Schenectady. If you don't know where the old
      > Washington
      > Ave. Bridge in Scotia was, just follow Wash. Ave near Collins Lake
      > and
      > where the road takes a right near the river and heads towards Jumin'
      > Jacks,
      > that's where the bridge was. The abutments are still there on both
      > sides.
      > I'll try to scan some of the map, it is very big!
      >
      > Gino.dicarlo@...
      > Digital Assembly
      > Quad Imaging Saratoga
      > (518) 581-4276
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Ricky M Smith [mailto:Knixrule1@...]
      > Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 10:28 AM
      > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: HO S2s
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      > Does anyone have photos, maps or info on the FJ&G running
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      > On Fri, 24 Aug 2001 06:28:36 -0500 "Dicarlo, Gino"
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      > writes:
      > > Steve,
      > >
      > > The engines are plastic and there doesn't seem to be a coating
      > > protecting
      > > the paint and decals! The wheels aren't too bad, but I have some
      > > older
      > > engines
      > > that the wheels could use a cleaning! Where do you find that
      > stuff
      > > at
      > > Wal-Mart?
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      > > Gino
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      > > Gino.dicarlo@...
      > > Digital Assembly
      > > Quad Imaging Saratoga
      > > (518) 581-4276
      > >
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: stevejamie1@... [mailto:stevejamie1@...]
      > > Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 8:39 PM
      > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: HO S2s
      > >
      > >
      > > ---Hi Gino are the engines brass or plastic the wheels are easy to
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      > > clean get this stuff called goo gone you can get it any where
      > > walmart
      > > k-mart put on a paper towel put the paper towel on the tracks set
      > > the
      > > engine on top and hold and let her go cleans wheels great.My
      > engines
      > >
      > > have a clear finish on them so the decals can't be damaged god
      > knows
      > >
      > > they were a pain.I'am glad you like the engines so much i wish i
      > > could take all thhe credit but my freind Jim did a wonderfull job
      > > all
      > > i did was mix the orange paint, for any body painting one soon
      > have
      > > fun!! He dose a grat job and dose one of the best D&H lightning
      > > strips i have ever seen.Both of my engines were painted stripped
      > > first detailed we didn't finish all the details grabs fuel filler
      > > horns stuff like that decaled finished in less than a week most
      > > custom painters take a year or more thank god for good freinds.By
      > > the
      > > way the get together was great i had a good time wish i could have
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      > > gone to dinner.Any way i'am all over the board here sorry!! It's
      > > great to finally see what it must of been like to see trains run
      > > through Johnstown thats the only part of the layout with most of
      > > it's
      > > buldings and scenery it's great to see 21 with five or six cars
      > you
      > > really get a feal for what it must have been like can't wait to
      > get
      > > working on Gloversville and Broadalbin more.ALL
      > DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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      > > Steve
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      > > In FJGRailroad@y..., "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@q...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > Hi guys,
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      > > > I got my HO S2s in the mail yesterday and they're not too bad!
      > Of
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      > > course,
      > > > not as nice as Steve
      > > > Lamora's job, but they'll do! I'll have to add some things to
      > > them. I have
      > > > a question here
      > > > though. They are a little old and have accumulated a little
      > grime
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      > > on them.
      > > > Does anyone know
      > > > how I could clean these engines up without disturbing the
      > decals?
      > >
      > > The
      > > > caboose I got is pretty
      > > > close to the bobber, but age has made it look orange! I'd like
      > to
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      > > repaint
      > > > it, but they've got the
      > > > decals on her pretty darn close, so I won't mess with it! Any
      > > ideas there?
      > > >
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      > > > Gino
      > > >
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      > > > Gino.dicarlo@q...
      > > > Digital Assembly
      > > > Quad Imaging Saratoga
      > > > (518) 581-4276
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      > >
      > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      > >
      > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      > >
      > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > > in New York State at
      > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
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