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Re: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gage

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  • Gino And Kelly DiCarlo
    Randy, That s what I m reading about now! The Fairy Tail Railroad, History of The Mohawk and Malone! Great book! Yes, the Herkimer Newport and Poland Narrow
    Message 1 of 9 , Apr 4, 2001
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      Randy,

      That's what I'm reading about now! The Fairy Tail Railroad, History of The
      Mohawk and Malone! Great book! Yes, the Herkimer Newport and Poland Narrow
      Gage converted to standard in May of 1881...

      > From: "Randy & Lorraine Decker" <rldecker@...>
      > Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2001 19:34:52 -0400
      > To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gage
      >
      > We had a very early Three Foot gauge RR locally called the Herkimer Newport
      > & Poland RR Co. I think they converted to Standard Gauge in later years??
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Dicarlo, Gino <Gino.Dicarlo@...>
      > To: FJGrailroad (E-mail) <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 4:02 PM
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gage
      >
      >
      >> Hi!
      >>
      >> Can anyone tell me the advantage of Narrow Gage Railroads? I've been
      >> looking through railroad history and see that there were a ton of Narrow
      >> Gage lines! I just wonder why they didn't build standard in the first
      >> place!
      >>
      >>
      >> Gino DiCarlo
      >> Quad Imaging Saratoga
      >> (518)581-4276
      >> gino.dicarlo@...
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      > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
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      > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > in New York State at
      > http://ny.existingstations.com/
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