Re: FW: RE: [FJGRailroad] Fonda Passing Siding?
- Hi Mark,
Thanks, I guessed this back in the mid '80s but never knew if I was even
in the ball park about it. This would mean back in the '50s you could
have run a "unit coal train" of only five or six cars!
> Paul-Thats just about right. Roughly 9 or 10 loads.If we had more
> cars in Fonda Yard,we'd take up the Karg Bros. first and spot them up
> in Johnstown,then go back after the rest.We'd never tried to bring up
> more than we thought we could handle.It was easier to go back into
> Fonda Yard,than to cut cars on the main,on the hill. Mark
- --- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, "Glenn J. Williams"
> --- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, "paul larner" <pklarner@h...>As an add-on to my own message, the spur can be seen in the Photos
> > [snip]
> > Walt or Glenn, do you remember if there was a track off the runner
> > east of the station between Center and Broadway?
> > PKL
> IIRC, there was a spur which serviced the GLF store by the Center
> Street crossing. There always seemed to be a box car there for un-
section, under file FondaNY83. Look at pictures 17, 18, and 19.