Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Tribes Hill
- Paul showed me this spot too and it is very difficult to manage
where the powerplant was just because Rout 5 goes through there.
I did get a handle on where the tribes hill bridge trestle was.
> From: "Glenn Williams" <103424.2304@...>
> Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
> Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 20:21:30 -0000
> To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
> Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: Tribes Hill
> --- In FJGRailroad@egroups.com, "paul larner" <pklarner@h...> wrote:
>> Randy, look at your other photos of the power plant. There are two
>> buildings there joined at the hip. You've got a good one from the
>> northwest. In the photo we're talking about we see the power plant
>> from the southwest, and only a portion of the steam plant. . .
>> Together they must have almost twice the footprint of the power
>> plant. Notice in the other view the high portion of the power
>> plant appears narrower than the picture in question. What we see
>> in the postcard view is only a part of the total buildings on the
> My only recollection of it was from the very early 50s, when it was
> being demolished and the bricks were being sold. This was before
> Route 5 was relocated, which filled in some of the available land
> with the new grade.
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