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Matthew_L
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« Reply #780 on: Apr 14th, 2016, 8:49pm »
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Moving over the border, the former LV station is now home to the Sayre Historical Society:  
 

 
Former LV caboose next to the station:
 

 
Now let's take a look inside the sation! They had a couple of great layouts:
 

 
 
 

 
Clerk's desk:
 

 
Engineer's thorne:
 

 
Grandfather clock:
 

 
Inside the LV caboose with Chris aka Alsorailfan:
 

 
 
 

 
Meanwhile, the Lehigh Railway locla arrived to drop off some cars for NS in the fomrer lV yard:
 

 
We had lunch in the Original Italian Grill, which is in the old LV freight house. Keith was definitely enjoying himself!
 

 
A complete look at at Sayre, which also included NS local H13 idling on the former LV main:
 
http://s105.photobucket.com/user/Amtrak_Matt/slideshow/2016/0409%20AMPM%20Sayre%20PA
 
All photos in this post and the link were taken by me Saturday 4/9/2016 in Sayre, PA.  
 
 


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Best wishes to all,
Matthew L

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P.S. All aboard for the last train to Hammondsport!
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« Reply #781 on: Apr 14th, 2016, 8:56pm »
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Heading down the tracks a bit, we found a pair of former LV cabeese next to a former LV depot that is now a residence:  
 

 
 
 

 
Switch flange:
 

 
Some of the old LV telegraph poles still stand next to the ROW:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/9/2016 in Milan, PA. That's it for the LV related stuff. I'll share the rest of our trip in other subforums as appropriate. A big thanks goes out to Scot for organizing the trip, as well as for driving Ken G and me to Sayre. It was nice to see the crew again!  
 
 
 
 


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« Reply #782 on: Dec 20th, 2016, 9:41am »
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Hey group!
On 12/19/2016 we started a new Facebook forum for the discussion of the annual "Rochester meetup" tour! The link wont work here because its a "hidden" group, not open to the public..If you are on facebook, and want to join, send me an email to:
 
sscotsman at yahoo dot com
 
and I will add you to the group..
 
If you are not on facebook, and have no desire to ever be on facebook, dont worry! because this thread will not be abandoned. I will still post details about the upcoming trips here in this thread, once the details are known, and I will still post photos here.
 
Just out of curiosity, is there anyone who has attended, or might want to attend in the future, any of these tours but is not on facebook? I would like to know how many we have.  
 
(I know Keith Bednar isnt on facebook, but we have him covered already.)
 
thanks,
Scot


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