From The Archives
- I have not seen any activity on this ist in a while so now it is time for
another edition of "From The Archives"
FONDA JOHNSTOWN & GLOVERSVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY
at Johnstown NY 1-23-53
from Crescende Gloves Inc
Consigned to :The Anderson-Newcomb Co
Destination Huntington W VA
No of Packages 2 carton gloves, mde of cotton, vegettable fibre, except
xxxxx or rayon.
RECEIVED F.J.G.RR.CO. (Dray) Johnstown, NY C.E. Brown Agent, Jan 23,1953
I have had a fleeting experience with documents of value such as the Uniform
Bill of Lading but I suspect this particular document was intended to be
used as part of a draft to draw the payment for transportation from the
and that is another edition of "From the Archives'.........
- My kids said, "Dad are you going to have a fire tonight? It is spring! Yes but it will be cold tonight" I replied.
And with that, while rummaging around the archives, I found a copy of PC RAILROADER July-August 1975. On page 4 there is a photo of FJG 153998 with the following caption, "The Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville located off the Mohawk Division in Amsterdam, New York acquired 100 40' and 138 50' box cars from Penn Central. photo by the editor - Joe Klapkowski
I know the caption is inaccurate. I did not write it. This was way before the days of the internet and common information. To have a by- line back then at the ripe old age of 15 was, well, pretty cool.
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