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Guess The Location - The Lackawanna Edition
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« Reply #120 on: Oct 24th, 2013, 11:39am »
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The station was still there in 2007, although in bad condition.  Anyone have an update on the station today?

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« Reply #121 on: Nov 2nd, 2013, 9:36am »
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« Reply #122 on: Nov 3rd, 2013, 9:16am »
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Well, it looks like this is the skewed truss near Lowman/Elmira area looking east-bound. if so, that's Route 17/I-86 just to the left.
 
Always thought this bridge was an interesting sight!
 
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« Reply #123 on: Nov 3rd, 2013, 8:12pm »
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Yes - that's it. I wonder why it was never removed?

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« Reply #124 on: Nov 3rd, 2013, 10:39pm »
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on Nov 3rd, 2013, 8:12pm, NEFAN wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Yes - that's it. I wonder why it was never removed?

 
I just took a look at my copy of Lackawanna Facilities #3 because I knew there was a 3/4 view of this bridge in it (page 59). In the caption, it said the tracks over it was still in use as a lead to Kennedy Valve. I wonder when the tracks were actually removed if that was the case?
 
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« Reply #125 on: Nov 6th, 2013, 6:35pm »
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I just received my copy of that book and sure enough the bridge is in there. - nice. It also looks like the Cortland station has been restored. I should be up tht way next year to check it out.

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« Reply #126 on: Nov 6th, 2013, 6:51pm »
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It's a great book......only wish there were more color shots west of Binghamton same as the LV but oh well. I want to get out to Cortland myself and get shots of station and the crossing shanty there as well as the one in Utica.
 
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« Reply #127 on: Nov 6th, 2013, 8:48pm »
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on Nov 3rd, 2013, 10:39pm, Charlie Ricker wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
I just took a look at my copy of Lackawanna Facilities #3 because I knew there was a 3/4 view of this bridge in it (page 59). In the caption, it said the tracks over it was still in use as a lead to Kennedy Valve. I wonder when the tracks were actually removed if that was the case?

 
As I recall, NS pulled the tracks a few years back, after Kennedy Valve finally stopped shipping by rail.


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« Reply #128 on: Nov 8th, 2013, 5:08pm »
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Just the Lackawanna rail trail in that part of town now. I walked part of it while I was there a few weeks back.  Better than nothing I guess...

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« Reply #129 on: Nov 8th, 2013, 5:39pm »
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Where on the old DL&W is this location?
 


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« Reply #130 on: Nov 9th, 2013, 9:28am »
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that is a large culvert. - NY state?

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« Reply #131 on: Nov 9th, 2013, 10:03am »
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Yes sir, this is in NY State...

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« Reply #132 on: Nov 10th, 2013, 9:03am »
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Track still in place?

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Track still in place?

 
Good morning........track is gone, abandoned around 1985.
 
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« Reply #134 on: Nov 10th, 2013, 3:32pm »
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Wow, I never knew this culvert existed!
looks like a classic piece of New Jersey or Pennsylvania DL&W concrete work..not used to thinking of such things being in NY state..Charlie's clue of 1985 gave me the approximate area, so I went looking for it..(via aerial photos on bing maps..) found it! (I think..)
 
East Alexander, NY?
 
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« Reply #135 on: Nov 10th, 2013, 5:23pm »
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Scotty, you're right on!  
 
East Alexander is the correct location, although I'm not sure whether or not the Lackawanna called it the same on their time-tables.
 
Location specifically is Creek Rd. right at the corner of Brookville Rd. The Lackawanna ROW was on a fill and the culvert over the creek is just to the east of Creek Rd. Here's a shot of the over-pass over Creek Rd, facing North.
 

 
And here's a shot of the over-pass and the culvert, again facing North.
 


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« Reply #137 on: Feb 23rd, 2014, 10:32pm »
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Is this by the Rockaway loop?

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« Reply #138 on: Feb 24th, 2014, 11:32am »
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Charlie - No, track direction is all wrong, and the Loop track had/has been gone since 1948, long before the EL and the U34's and PS push-pulls showed up.
 
I am going to say that this is West Chester Jct (if that name is even given to this location, that is)......That is, I believe, the "Horn Track" that is the connection that allowed the CNJ/EL pool trains direct access to go east or west without having to do a "Z turn" in the plant at Lake Jct/Chester Jct.


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« Reply #139 on: Feb 24th, 2014, 2:05pm »
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Thanks Ralph for the great info.......good to see you!
 
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