RE: Vails Mills
- There really wasn't much traffic east of Kingsboro Ave station. Too many days the mixed ran with only a combine.
> To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> From: p.charlie@...
> Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 14:31:23 -0400
> Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Vails Mills
> Hi Paul,
> Had a look for Mohawk Cabinet on Google and found they opened in 1958
> and Hussmann bought the building in the early '70s... another drawing
> bites the dust, too bad, it turned out kind of nice for a "modern building".
> Paul :-)
> Paul Larner wrote:
> > Paul
> > I was thinking about your timing the railroad pre July 1956.
> > After leaving Kingsboro Ave. station the next spur was east of the
> > road crossing at Vail Mills, between a country road and the track.
> > The arterial turnout, the arterial (Rte 30A), Mohawk Cabinet did not
> > yet exist. There was the concrete register and phone shelter at
> > Broadalbin Jct., also section signs, 3/4 at the register shelter, 4/6
> > at the former location of the junction switch. The was an tool and
> > warm up house,board and batten style, on the east/south side of the
> > track, half-way between Kasson's and Rupert's, and a low pole line
> > with two wires on the east or south side of the track also. Until
> > you arrived at the Yard Limit sign for Broadalbin there was nothing
> > else in addition to the Vail's Mills waiting room. Highway crossing
> > signs were not cross bucks, but NYState diamond style.
> > PKL
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