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Re: [FJGRailroad] FJG rolling stock still in action

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  • Aaron Keller
    The boxcars on the CACV were left there before Delaware Otsego closed the CACV, and are not the cars that came off the FJ&G in the fall of 1988. The cars on
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 30, 2000
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      The boxcars on the CACV were left there before Delaware Otsego closed the
      CACV, and are not the cars that came off the FJ&G in the fall of 1988. The
      cars on the CACV have been stranded there for years and are just again being
      used again as the Leatherstocking Chapter, NRHS re-opens the CACV.

      -Aaron


      -----Original Message-----
      From: fusco@... <fusco@...>
      To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      Date: Friday, September 29, 2000 2:52 PM
      Subject: [FJGRailroad] FJG rolling stock still in action


      >For those of us who despise talking about the
      >FJ&G in the past tense, the new (October 2000) issue
      >of Railpace contains a real treat. There on page
      >44 in color (by Jim Gale) is one of the FJG green
      >on green ex-PC boxcars in a mixed train consist on
      >The Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley. The photo was
      >taken August 5, 2000 during the C&CV's Railfan Day.
      >The unit is doubtless one of the pieces that Jim
      >Faliveno told us about here which got moved from
      >the Cooperstown yard to Milford when the Susie-Q
      >severed the line to Walter Rich's office...doubtless,
      >as well, one of the boxcars pictured in Aaron Keller's
      >photofile of the trackmobile move out.
      >
      >Can anyone remember the last time they saw a current
      >photo of rolling stock with FJG reporting marks
      >actually in action?
      >
      >Kudos to the Leatherstocking group for keeping a piece
      >of the FJ&G alive. Now if we could only convince them
      >to acquire an S-2, paint it orange, black and yellow...
      >
      > -----Andy
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