Re: Scotia Naval Depot
It's good to hear from you, you've been quiet these past several months.
--- In FJGRailroad@y..., "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@s...> wrote:
> As I have been told, this place was built because of its strategic
> 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.
> -----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.
> >Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
> >Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
> >Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
> >in New York State at
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