Re: [FJGRailroad] From The Archives
- Walter Rich, President of the NYSW and former owner of the FJ&G has some
very serious cancer. I haven't heard anything about his health lately...
GinoOn 6/3/07, Paul Larner <pklarner@...> wrote:
THe rumor does persist; heard it again Friday in Schenectady. My source initially was almost as good as the horses mouth yet things do change. I heard also that one of the principals is seriously ill.
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> Well its hot, and humid. I was in Johnstown, N.Y. last weekend and there is
> no sign that they are rebuilding the FJ&G right of way.
> And now its time for another edition of From The Archives.......PC
> Railroader magazine, July August 1975. On page 4 at the top of the page is a
> picture of FJG 153998 taken by Bob Reid, Editor of the magazine. The caption
> reads,"The Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville located off the Mohawk Division
> in Amerstdam New York in Amsterdam New York acquired 100 40' and 138 50' box
> cars from the Penn Central. Photo by editor - Joe Klapkowski
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- 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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