Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: eGroup Mirror Sites
- Jim Willis has a 87 Accord LXI, and I have an 88, good cars.
paul larner wrote:
> Thinking seriously about an Accord; said by many, many to be one of the best
> cars out there.
> >From: fusco@...
> >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
> >Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: eGroup Mirror Sites
> >Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 12:21:44 -0000
> >--- In FJGRailroad@y..., mwilber@w... wrote:
> > > Mike-I'll get you the time scheldule tommorrow night.Things may
> > > change,our BH-2 local from Bing to Syr. derailed tonight on the main
> > > near bucbee Mears Co. in Cortland,sending cars everywhere.I guess about
> > > 4 or 5 cars on their sides,just missing the clorine tank cars being
> > > unloaded.They are going to have quite a chore to get that straighten up
> > > before Saturday.I helped putting that train together this morning.I
> > > brought up the coaches and the two E-9s last night for the festival,and
> > > went over that spot OK.I wont get home tommorrow night late.but when I
> > > get the lastest information,I'll pass it on.
> > > Mark
> >Mark, Mike, et. al.
> > Thanks for spreading the word on the Marathon Maple Festival. We
> >go most every year. It's a railfan's dream. Wish I had thought of
> >posting the details here earlier so our members from the Capital
> >District could have had more planning time.
> > Here's the schedule for both Sat. March 31 and Sun. April 1.
> >Train leaves Susquehanna Station in Armory Square Syracuse at 8:30
> >a.m. and arrives in Cortland's nicely restored station at about 9:45.
> >The train then makes hourly push-pull shuttles from Cortland south to
> >Marathon at 10, 12, 2 and 4 and Marathon north to Cortland at ll, 1, 3
> >and 5. Then there's the return to Syracuse arriving 6:45. There bus
> >transports if you miss your train. The Maple Fest in Marathon is a
> >village-wide fair, with tons of family stuff to do.
> > There's a model train show both days in the Cortland freight
> >station right behind the passenger station and a train show Sunday at
> >the Syracuse Exit 37 Thruway Holiday Inn.
> > Walter Rich always has neat motive power for the train, like a
> >Chinese steamer, vintage Budd cars, and/or covered wagons. As Mark's
> >told us, the Susie-Q E9s are this year's power.
> > Lastly, the thing does have an FJ&G connection. As Paul Larner
> >has told us, Rich used the FJ&G's charter to purchase from Conrail the
> >trackage from Syracuse to Jamesville. This train covers that ground.
> > So Sunday is the Maple Festival, the first day of the racing
> >season, the first day of the trout season, the first day of the
> >baseball season, yet we still have a foot of snow on the ground and
> >the ski areas are l00% open. Father Laird is gonna be preachin' to
> >empty pews this week.
> > ------Andy Fusco
> >P.S. My daughter now drives my hand-me-down 1988 Honda Accord. One
> >owner, 250,000 miles, and still going strong.
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