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Guess The Location - L&HR Edition
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NEFAN
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« Reply #20 on: Jun 21st, 2013, 8:52pm »
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Also took a photo of the station of course.

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« Reply #21 on: Jun 21st, 2013, 10:38pm »
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The end of the passenger station in the first shot was a giveaway for those familiar with it. The freight house was originally on concrete piers (like Allamuchy) to bring the floor up to car-floor height. It was lowered by the railroad (unknown when) and used for storage.
 
Here's a postcard view of the complex in 1967, with one of several steam excursions in that era- taken from the Rt. 46 bridge.
 


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« Reply #22 on: Jun 22nd, 2013, 10:05am »
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Nice view, thanks for posting. Great Meadows was a popular spot on the L&HR for sure.

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« Reply #23 on: Jul 9th, 2013, 7:31am »
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My father and I were on that train.  I will have to dig up my ticket from that excursion.

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« Reply #24 on: Jul 16th, 2013, 12:18am »
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Another GTL- shouldn't be too hard...
 


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« Reply #25 on: Jul 16th, 2013, 9:19am »
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Headed west under the Cutoff near Tranquility, NJ
 
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« Reply #26 on: Jul 17th, 2013, 12:49am »
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Specifically, Huntsville NJ, Ralph. Westbound NE-3, the Phillipsburg turn; looking east from the caboose platform. When the DL&W was building the cutoff, there were preliminary plans to double-track the L&HR- the tunnel was built wide enough to accommodate a future second track.
 
A friend was the swing shift Warwick car-knocker, and on Fridays he would ride as rear brakeman. I rode this time, with camera. By this point I was losing light, so the hand-held shot isn't as clear as it could be.
 
When I scanned these a few years ago, I noticed the date (I'd apparently forgotten it); April 1974. Within a month the Poughkeepsie Bridge would be burned and trains of this length- 60 or so cars as I remember- would be history.  
 
In two years the L&HR itself would also be history...


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« Reply #27 on: Nov 30th, 2015, 1:55pm »
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This shouldn't be too hard........GTL!

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« Reply #28 on: Nov 30th, 2015, 9:24pm »
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Phillipsburg NJ?

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« Reply #29 on: Dec 1st, 2015, 9:41am »
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Nope.

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« Reply #30 on: Dec 1st, 2015, 12:19pm »
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Bethlehem, PA

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« Reply #31 on: Dec 1st, 2015, 1:04pm »
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To quote Dr. Steve Brule, "Bringo!"

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« Reply #32 on: Dec 1st, 2015, 4:43pm »
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Technically, this is a Conrail era photo, the cars, engines and setting are pure L&HR....GTL.............

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« Reply #33 on: Dec 2nd, 2015, 1:57pm »
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Nobody? Hmm, I wonder if the engines glowed under blacklight?

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« Reply #34 on: Dec 2nd, 2015, 6:21pm »
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Belvidere?

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« Reply #35 on: Dec 2nd, 2015, 6:38pm »
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Before 1960, these tracks belonged to another railroad.

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« Reply #36 on: Dec 2nd, 2015, 10:04pm »
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Martins Creek

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« Reply #37 on: Dec 3rd, 2015, 9:10am »
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That is the loader at Ogdensburg NJ. They are on former NYS&W tracks.

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« Reply #38 on: Dec 3rd, 2015, 11:50am »
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Correct.............You are looking back up the branch towards Franklin in this shot.

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« Reply #39 on: Dec 3rd, 2015, 11:02pm »
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The building at the far right is now part of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum. No mining since '86, and no railroad anymore.

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