5247Re: [FJGRailroad] LASB
- Nov 2, 2001Aaron,
Where is there still rail on the CNYK? I know it isn't around Richfield
Springs anymore! Is it still connected to the Susquehanna?
> 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
> 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
> Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
> Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
> Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
> in New York State at
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