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  • Paul Charland
    Posted this on alt.binaries.pictures.rail, someone may know something about it. Paul
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 4, 2000
      Posted this on alt.binaries.pictures.rail, someone may know something about it.

      Paul

      Jim Faliveno wrote:

      > All:
      >
      > Monday, I was in Washington, DC due to a canceled flight. I was put up in a
      > Radisson in Alexandria, VA. As I was leaving for the airport, we passed a
      > coal fired Power Station. The pile of coal was so huge I knew I was going
      > to see some trains.
      >
      > As we came around a corner, I spotted an old diesel switcher. Guess what?
      > Colors were right black, orange and yellow stripes (faded) and the shape
      > tickled my memory. If I wasn't in such a hurry to make the plane I would
      > have stopped. Only saw it for 10 sec or so.
      >
      > Anyone else know anything about this?
      >
      > Jim
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 6:03 AM
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Digest Number 264
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      > >
      > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      > >
      > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > > in New York State at
      > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
      > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      > >
      > > There are 6 messages in this issue.
      > >
      > > Topics in this digest:
      > >
      > > 1. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > 2. Re: Picture Uploaded
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > 3. Trolley Barn Fire
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > 4. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
      > > 5. Re: Picture Uploaded
      > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
      > > 6. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > > From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 1
      > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:02:28 -0500 (CDT)
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > >
      > > Damn!
      > >
      > > I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
      > idea
      > > it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it and
      > > was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
      > >
      > > Gino
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 2
      > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:05:10 -0500 (CDT)
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Picture Uploaded
      > >
      > > I can't believe that they didn't clean those derailments up? I also can't
      > > believe that they are still there after all thses years...
      > >
      > > Gino
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 3
      > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 11:04:13 -0500 (CDT)
      > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > Subject: Trolley Barn Fire
      > >
      > > I just read in this morning's "Times Union" that two Gloversville youths
      > > were charged with burglary and arson in connection with the fire at the
      > > old trolley barn. The 16 and 17 year old were burglarizing the place and
      > > set the fire to cover up their fingerprints. Once again fire claims
      > another
      > > FJG landmark, but this time we have some of our fine youth to thank!
      > >
      > > Gino
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 4
      > > Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 18:17:09 -0400
      > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > >
      > > DAMN!!! DAMN!! we lost another one!!
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Dicarlo, Gino <gdicarlo@...>
      > > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      > > Cc: <GDICARLO@...>
      > > Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 10:02 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > >
      > >
      > > > Damn!
      > > >
      > > > I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
      > > idea
      > > > it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it and
      > > > was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
      > > >
      > > > Gino
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      > > >
      > > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      > > >
      > > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > > > in New York State at
      > > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 5
      > > Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 18:23:45 -0400
      > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Picture Uploaded
      > >
      > > At the time this happened ( I am looking up this info now???) I know it
      > was
      > > in the late twenties or early thirties?? the Steam powered loaders as
      > well
      > > as some of the well used equipment had reached the end of it's usefull
      > life.
      > > The loaders that used steam were becoming obsolete like the engines and
      > they
      > > were a dime a dozen! At this point most had been converted to diesel or
      > > scrapped altogether and the loader itself was most likely the only crane
      > > they could have used to salvage this wreck?? they also left a great
      > little
      > > velocipeed and we found some of it still there! I have a shot of it taken
      > > in the 1970's when it was still in working condition! there is a lot of
      > > rail still in there as well
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Dicarlo, Gino <gdicarlo@...>
      > > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      > > Cc: <GDICARLO@...>
      > > Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 10:05 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Picture Uploaded
      > >
      > >
      > > > I can't believe that they didn't clean those derailments up? I also
      > can't
      > > > believe that they are still there after all thses years...
      > > >
      > > > Gino
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      > > >
      > > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      > > >
      > > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > > > in New York State at
      > > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > > Message: 6
      > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 20:52:20 EDT
      > > From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > >
      > > Iwas over there Wednesday afternoon and drove in hoping the gate was open
      > > and I could get inside to see if the trolley stop signs were still up in
      > the
      > > rafters, The gate was closed so I turned around in the employment office
      > > parking lot and never noticed that the building was gone. Darn.
      > >
      > > PKL
      > >
      > >
      > > >From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
      > > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > > >To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > > >CC: GDICARLO@...
      > > >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
      > > >Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:02:28 -0500 (CDT)
      > > >
      > > >Damn!
      > > >
      > > >I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
      > idea
      > > >it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it and
      > > >was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
      > > >
      > > >Gino
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > > ________________________________________________________________________
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      >
      > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      >
      > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > in New York State at
      > http://ny.existingstations.com/
    • psefton@crosslink.net
      as a resident of Alexandria I can find out. ... From: Jim Faliveno To: Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 6:58 AM
      Message 2 of 3 , Aug 4, 2000
        as a resident of Alexandria I can find out.
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: Jim Faliveno <jim@...>
        To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
        Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 6:58 AM
        Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Digest Number 264


        > All:
        >
        > Monday, I was in Washington, DC due to a canceled flight. I was put up in
        a
        > Radisson in Alexandria, VA. As I was leaving for the airport, we passed a
        > coal fired Power Station. The pile of coal was so huge I knew I was going
        > to see some trains.
        >
        > As we came around a corner, I spotted an old diesel switcher. Guess what?
        > Colors were right black, orange and yellow stripes (faded) and the shape
        > tickled my memory. If I wasn't in such a hurry to make the plane I would
        > have stopped. Only saw it for 10 sec or so.
        >
        > Anyone else know anything about this?
        >
        > Jim
        >
        >
        >
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
        > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
        > Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 6:03 AM
        > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Digest Number 264
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        > >
        > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
        > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        > >
        > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > > in New York State at
        > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        > >
        > > There are 6 messages in this issue.
        > >
        > > Topics in this digest:
        > >
        > > 1. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > 2. Re: Picture Uploaded
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > 3. Trolley Barn Fire
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > 4. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
        > > 5. Re: Picture Uploaded
        > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
        > > 6. Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > > From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 1
        > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:02:28 -0500 (CDT)
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > >
        > > Damn!
        > >
        > > I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
        > idea
        > > it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it and
        > > was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
        > >
        > > Gino
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 2
        > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:05:10 -0500 (CDT)
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > Subject: Re: Picture Uploaded
        > >
        > > I can't believe that they didn't clean those derailments up? I also
        can't
        > > believe that they are still there after all thses years...
        > >
        > > Gino
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 3
        > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 11:04:13 -0500 (CDT)
        > > From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > Subject: Trolley Barn Fire
        > >
        > > I just read in this morning's "Times Union" that two Gloversville youths
        > > were charged with burglary and arson in connection with the fire at the
        > > old trolley barn. The 16 and 17 year old were burglarizing the place
        and
        > > set the fire to cover up their fingerprints. Once again fire claims
        > another
        > > FJG landmark, but this time we have some of our fine youth to thank!
        > >
        > > Gino
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 4
        > > Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 18:17:09 -0400
        > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
        > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > >
        > > DAMN!!! DAMN!! we lost another one!!
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: Dicarlo, Gino <gdicarlo@...>
        > > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
        > > Cc: <GDICARLO@...>
        > > Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 10:02 AM
        > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > >
        > >
        > > > Damn!
        > > >
        > > > I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
        > > idea
        > > > it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it
        and
        > > > was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
        > > >
        > > > Gino
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        > > >
        > > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
        > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        > > >
        > > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > > > in New York State at
        > > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        > > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 5
        > > Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 18:23:45 -0400
        > > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
        > > Subject: Re: Picture Uploaded
        > >
        > > At the time this happened ( I am looking up this info now???) I know it
        > was
        > > in the late twenties or early thirties?? the Steam powered loaders as
        > well
        > > as some of the well used equipment had reached the end of it's usefull
        > life.
        > > The loaders that used steam were becoming obsolete like the engines and
        > they
        > > were a dime a dozen! At this point most had been converted to diesel
        or
        > > scrapped altogether and the loader itself was most likely the only crane
        > > they could have used to salvage this wreck?? they also left a great
        > little
        > > velocipeed and we found some of it still there! I have a shot of it
        taken
        > > in the 1970's when it was still in working condition! there is a lot
        of
        > > rail still in there as well
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: Dicarlo, Gino <gdicarlo@...>
        > > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
        > > Cc: <GDICARLO@...>
        > > Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 10:05 AM
        > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Picture Uploaded
        > >
        > >
        > > > I can't believe that they didn't clean those derailments up? I also
        > can't
        > > > believe that they are still there after all thses years...
        > > >
        > > > Gino
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        > > >
        > > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
        > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        > > >
        > > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > > > in New York State at
        > > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        > > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > > Message: 6
        > > Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 20:52:20 EDT
        > > From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>
        > > Subject: Re: Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > >
        > > Iwas over there Wednesday afternoon and drove in hoping the gate was
        open
        > > and I could get inside to see if the trolley stop signs were still up in
        > the
        > > rafters, The gate was closed so I turned around in the employment
        office
        > > parking lot and never noticed that the building was gone. Darn.
        > >
        > > PKL
        > >
        > >
        > > >From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <gdicarlo@...>
        > > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
        > > >To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
        > > >CC: GDICARLO@...
        > > >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Electric Div. Carbarn Fire
        > > >Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 09:02:28 -0500 (CDT)
        > > >
        > > >Damn!
        > > >
        > > >I saw a story on the news about a leather mill burning down! I had no
        > idea
        > > >it was the old car barn!!! I've been meaning to take pictures of it
        and
        > > >was going to do it next week! What a shame! Is it a total loss?
        > > >
        > > >Gino
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > > ________________________________________________________________________
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        >
        > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
        http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        >
        > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > in New York State at
        > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        >
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