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8438Re: [FJGRailroad] Remembering Downtown

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  • Stephen G. Myers
    Dec 7, 2002

      It must be the snow on the ground and the Christmas lights, but at
      this time every year I remember (miss) the hustling bustling downtown
      Schenectady. My mother would drag me from store to store, the windows
      would be animated with reindeer and Santa, the sidewalks would be snowy,
      church bells and salvation Army kettles would chime out, and all the
      pretty Christmas lights would shine in the snowy evening. When I watch
      "Miracle On 34TH Street", or hear "Downtown", or "City Sidewalks" on the
      radio, I am taken back to Schenectady, New York in the 1960's.


      On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 18:26:52 -0600 "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@...>
      > That special was great Paul!!! It did show some Albany and
      > Schenectady
      > Trolleys which was nice. I also got to see all my favorite stores
      > from
      > Downtown Schenectady. Carl's, Wallace's, Grants, Kresgis and
      > Woolworth!
      > To see the inside of Carl Company again was a treat...
      > Gino
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: paul larner [mailto:pklarner@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2002 12:35 AM
      > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Remembering Downtown
      > This program will be of interest to those of us who were there and
      > for those
      > who would liked to have been. A time when trolleys and buses or our
      > legs
      > took us around the city in which we lived; before the auto took over
      > and we
      > moved to the suburbs.
      > PKL
      > Visit Gino's Railpage at http://www.fjgrr.com
      > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation at
      > http://gcdranet.homelinux.com/
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