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Re: [FJGRailroad] "The Bridge"

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  • Randy & Lorraine Decker
    Ohh: kidding aside The community of Fishhouse is in the County of Fulton? This creates a problem for the highway department who still has to maintain this
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 27, 2000
      Ohh: kidding aside The community of Fishhouse is in the County of Fulton?
      This creates a problem for the highway department who still has to maintain
      this section of road although I am sure there is some deal worked out with
      Saratoga county for this maintenance in the winter?

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Randy & Lorraine Decker <rldecker@...>
      To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 7:43 PM
      Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] "The Bridge"


      > I hope someones mad!! I want to see an argument!!
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Gino DiCarlo <GDICARLO@...>
      > To: <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 10:06 AM
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] "The Bridge"
      >
      >
      > > Why would we be mad at you Saul? I love bridges too!
      > >
      > > Gino
      > >
      > > > From: Saul Kalbfeld <skalbfel@...>
      > > > Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > > > Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 03:21:22 +0000
      > > > To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > > > Subject: [FJGRailroad] "The Bridge"
      > > >
      > > > I know we are straying from the subject, but I have to say I really
      > > > like bridges. They are man's most noble engineering feats, going back
      > > > to Roman times. There is nothing more inspiring than seeing a
      > > > graceful arch bridge from a distance. There is little style and grace
      > > > in the current Batchellorville Bridge. It was built on the cheap with
      > > > scarce
      > > > Depression era dollars. The grade on the west side is pretty steep
      > > > but to ease it would be a major project. I hope you are not all mad
      > > > at
      > > > me.This opposition is a non-starter. The lake area needs to be a
      > > > little more like the Lake George area. Whatever is built, the bridge
      > > > needs at least one walkway with a railing. Incidently, I really
      > > > dislike the current Northville bridge. The old one should have been
      > > > saved.
      > > > That classic 3 span (Pennsylvania?)truss bridge had far more style
      > > > than the Batchellorville bridge. When I think of
      > > > Sacandaga and Northville I still see the old bridge in my mind's eye.
      > > > Regards,
      > > > Saul
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > 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/
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 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/
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > 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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