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6514Re: [FJGRailroad] mileposts

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  • Randy & Lorraine
    Feb 1, 2002
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      If there is an accident or for any reason an ambulance or other authorities
      need to be called then the mile
      post is the best way to let others, who may not be as familiar with the RR,
      a way to reach the scene at a reasonable rate?? Just a guess??
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@...>
      To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 7:09 AM
      Subject: [FJGRailroad] mileposts


      > This is going to be a stupid question for you lifelong railroad men, but
      > here it is
      > anyway! What exactly is the reason for mileposts? Is it to help you guys
      > know
      > where you are? I figure you know your location just by repetition! Is it
      > to help
      > in reporting derailments? I'm sure the reason goes back to early
      > railroading...
      >
      > Gino
      >
      > > ----------
      > > From: mwilber@...
      > > Reply To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 10:12 PM
      > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] NYC mileposts
      > >
      > > Maybe I'll try on the Southern Tier, MP 115 is in the boondocks. Mark
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > Visit Gino's Railpage, Now at http://www.fjgrr.com
      >
      > 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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