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5247Re: [FJGRailroad] LASB

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  • Gino And Kelly DiCarlo
    Nov 2, 2001
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      Aaron,

      Where is there still rail on the CNYK? I know it isn't around Richfield
      Springs anymore! Is it still connected to the Susquehanna?

      Gino

      > From: "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@...>
      > Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 16:10:12 -0500
      > To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] LASB
      >
      > I'm either getting old or senile; I used to know a lot more about these
      > things.
      >
      > I know for a fact that the FJ&G 20 worked the LASB when that line was first
      > purchased by the State of Pennsylvania. Keep in mind (for those of you who
      > don't know) that the LASB was, and still is, owned by the State. DO was
      > just a designated operator.
      >
      > I also personally saw one of the GP18s on the LASB in the late 1980s.
      >
      > Either of the Marks - do you know when that Stourbridge Railroad runs its
      > freight trains? I've been meaning to get down there for several years to
      > photograph them.
      >
      > For some reason I think the 103 was in fact on the LASB for a time.
      >
      > A check at the Model Railroader article covering LASB (sometime in the Fall
      > of 1988 or 1989ish) will offer more details. Also a look at "Susquehanna:
      > Shortlines to Stackpacks" will help.
      >
      > I covered a story in West Winfield recently and didn't realize how much of
      > the CNYK rail was still down. It looks like an exceptionally scenic line
      > with lots of wide-open vistas. Too bad not that many people photographed
      > it.
      >
      > -Aaron
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > 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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