8225Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: J. Ledlie Hees
- Oct 10, 2002Y
>From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>You have a Little Falls & Dolgeville switchkey ? Maybe we could pick a
>Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: J. Ledlie Hees
>Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 08:22:32 -0400
>Montgomery County has one of the best research resources for Mohawk Valley
>history in the state. Even the folks at the state library suggest checking
>there for information. Volkert Veeder has always been a personal source of
>knowledge. He and my father were friends for close to forty years. My
>first Little Falls and Dolgeville switch key and New York Central wax
>came from Volkert.
>The largest regret I have about my present situation is that I arrived back
>home after my father passed away. He had a vast knowledge of the Valley's
>history, probably where I picked up my interest in history. It would have
>been nice to work with him as an adult.
> >From: "Glenn J. Williams" <103424.2304@...>
> >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> >Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: J. Ledlie Hees
> >Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 18:04:15 -0000
> >--- In FJGRailroad@y..., "paul larner" <pklarner@h...> wrote:
> > > [snip]
> > > Something else for me to explore
> > > now. I do not have a good history
> > > of Montgomery County so I am unable
> > > here to report on the Hees
> > > lineage beyond this cursory bit.
> > >
> > > PKL
> >Chat up the people in the Old Court House in Fonda, across the tracks
> >from the Fonda depot site. A friend doing geneology research in the
> >county swears by them.
> >You may run into the Montgomery County equivalent of The Six Degrees
> >of Kevin Bacon. My mother always maintained we were related to half
> >the county by marriage or blood. I scoffed until she showed me the
> >charts. . .
> >BTW, the Six Degrees is ably described (and spoofed) by Kevin Bacon
> >himself in a VISA television commercial.
> > Glenn
>MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos:
meeting (one that I am able to attend) where people specifically bring
along memorabilia from other Mohawk Valley railroads. I have a Utica and
Mohawk Valley lantern I would love to show off........
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