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Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Prospecting in the woods, Sandbank etc

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  • Randy & Lorraine
    If there is no legal ramifacations sounds good to me?? time may be a problem but seems we can come up with something?? I doubt bells?? they were always
    Message 1 of 46 , Feb 1, 2002
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      If there is no legal ramifacations sounds good to me?? time may be a
      problem but seems we can come up with something?? I doubt bells?? they
      were always collectable and at the very least had a good scrap value??
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <Knixrule1@...>
      To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 9:55 AM
      Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Prospecting in the woods, Sandbank etc


      > I've already got one picked out in another area, on another railroad.
      > For me, it's a great adventure to walk down the old HT&W or NYC Aqueduct
      > and search for forgotten clues, and items that show a railroad was once
      > there. Even to look at the leveling and rock cuts amazes me at the
      > amount of muscle that went into building these right of ways. I hope
      > people leave some things intact for future generations to explore but too
      > many things end up like the beautiful weathervane that was atop the B & M
      > White River Junction station. I was wondering if any of us want to get
      > together in the spring and walk a portion of the trolley line here in
      > Scotia and then the old sandbank yard. If we want to do a little digging
      > at the site of the old roundhouse, I'm all for it. I am told that bells
      > and things were burried there by the NYC, if it be true, it would be
      > great to find something. It's fun to explore, it's fun even to find an
      > old switch lock, bottle, key, arrow head, of bygone days.
      >
      >
      > Steve Myers
      >
      > .
      > .
      >
      > On Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:21:24 -0500 "Randy & Lorraine"
      > <rldecker@...> writes:
      > > Steve the ones along the steam line could be marked but hey how many
      > > of
      > > these do you need even then?? and the ones I think the guy's have
      > > been
      > > talking about are along the old Electric line these are never going
      > > to be
      > > marked or salvaged if some of us do not do it?? I think one good
      > > one would
      > > be enough for the Park??
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: <Knixrule1@...>
      > > To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Cc: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 9:43 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Prospecting in the woods, Sandbank
      > > etc
      > >
      > >
      > > > I wouldnt mind taking one milepost for the museum, but if they are
      > > intact
      > > > and safe in a wooded area or bike trail, it would be great for
      > > future
      > > > rail and history buffs to find them just where they are meant to
      > > be. If
      > > > that area is to be bulldozed or a developement built or any other
      > > way
      > > > that would compromise the marker, it would be best first in a
      > > museum and
      > > > second, in one of our homes.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Steve Myers
      > > >
      > > > .
      > > >
      > > > On Wed, 30 Jan 2002 17:31:24 -0500 "paul larner"
      > > <pklarner@...>
      > > > writes:
      > > > > Re the FJ&G mileposts whistle posts, yard limit signs, bridge
      > > and
      > > > > section
      > > > > markers - leave them where they are, just clean them up.
      > > Eventually
      > > > > this
      > > > > will be a rail trail. Along the trolley line, there ought to be
      > > > > enough for
      > > > > everybody. These things are not unique. The B&A main line has
      > > > > plenty of
      > > > > the same style.
      > > > >
      > > > > PKL
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > >From: "dowens15228" <supportone@...>
      > > > > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > >Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: Prospecting in the woods, Sandbank
      > > etc
      > > > > >Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 21:26:36 -0000
      > > > > >
      > > > > >I heartily agree! When I started this thread, I didn't intend
      > > that
      > > > > >we would keep anything we found for ourselves. I thought that
      > > if 5
      > > > > or
      > > > > >6 of us could get together, find the items, and work together,
      > > then
      > > > > >some items like whistle or mile posts etc (which would be very
      > > > > >difficult or maybe impossible for one man to get) could be
      > > > > obtained.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >Since the county now owns the FJ&G row, why not ask the
      > > > > powers-that-be
      > > > > >- In the name of the Museum - for permission to remove things
      > > like
      > > > > >whistle posts and install them with the appropriate
      > > informational
      > > > > >signs either in Rail Yard Park, or inside the box car?
      > > > > >
      > > > > >Then we could scout out the locations and plan to
      > > remove/install
      > > > > them.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >Dan Owens
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
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    • dowens15228
      Works for me! Dan Owens
      Message 46 of 46 , Feb 1, 2002
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        Works for me!

        Dan Owens
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