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Re: Vail Mills Photo now up

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  • paul larner
    There is a pic in there of the Rockton wye in 1956, but by that time the building had been moved to Perth. I will try to get a couple of photos of the
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 23 6:23 PM
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      There is a pic in there of the Rockton wye in 1956, but by that time the
      building had been moved to Perth. I will try to get a couple of photos of
      the building in its gas station days and endeavor to make the connection
      with a particular location.

      PKL


      >From: "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@...>
      >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@onelist.com
      >To: <FJGRailroad@onelist.com>
      >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Vail Mills Photo now up
      >Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 14:18:25 -0400
      >
      >From: "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@...>
      >
      >Paul, et. al.,
      >
      >I don't have a copy of it here in college, the book "Trolleys Down the
      >Mohawk Valley" shows some pictures of the old trolley stops. I'm not 100%
      >certain of this, but I think one picture shows a trolley stop being used as
      >a gas station... the book isn't well organized but a good check though it
      >might reveal the picture if it exists.
      >
      >-Aaron
      >
      >
      > >Reference the Vail Mills sation.
      > >
      > >The building at Perth, New York is most likely not from Vail Mills.
      >There
      > >is a strong possibility it is a former trolley station, likely from the
      > >Amsterdam area. It was moved to Perth in 1949 from Amsterdam where it
      >had
      > >served as a gas station from prior to 1935. It is one of the earliest
      >gas
      > >stations from the area. If you're interested in a better picture, the
      >brush
      > >has been removed from the building in the past couple of days. I may be
      >able
      > >to provide pictures of the building in its earlier uses.
      > >
      > >I will track down more on its origin in the next few days keeping all
      > >advised.
      > >
      > >PKL.
      >
      >
      >
      >>Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      >http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
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