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Re: Scotia Naval Depot

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  • skalbfel@ix.netcom.com
    Aaron, It s good to hear from you, you ve been quiet these past several months. Saul ... location ... http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 17, 2001
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      Aaron,
      It's good to hear from you, you've been quiet these past several months.
      Saul

      --- In FJGRailroad@y..., "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@s...> wrote:
      > As I have been told, this place was built because of its strategic
      location
      > near the junction of three railroads (D&H, B&M, NYC). This was a major
      > advantage back when all the war supplies moved by rail.
      >
      > -Aaron
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: skalbfel@i... <skalbfel@i...>
      > To: FJGRailroad@y... <FJGRailroad@y...>
      > Date: Sunday, September 16, 2001 12:11 AM
      > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Scotia Naval Depot
      >
      >
      > >That place was huge when I was a kid. There were barracks along Rt. 5
      > >and the main entrance was like the entrance to a military post. How
      > >did this facility end up so far from the ocean? Also, there was
      > >another depot near the WGY transmitter that could be seen from the
      > >Thruway. I remember old heavyweight passenger cars parked along with
      > >what looked like WW2 Troop carriers. This is going back to about 1956.
      > >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/
      > >
      > >Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
      http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      > >
      > >
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