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Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Tribes Hill

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  • Gino And Kelly DiCarlo
    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
    Message 1 of 8 , Aug 16, 2000
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      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.


      Gino


      > 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
      >> site.
      >>
      > 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.
      >
      > Glenn
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > 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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