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Matthew_L
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NYC artifacts and survivors
 
« on: Feb 29th, 2016, 8:23pm »
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The purpose of this thread is to catalog the remnants of the NYC that still exist. It doesn't matter if it's a locomotive, caboose, freight car, coach, station, old rails or even a signal. If it's vintage NYC and still around in the 21st Century, let's see what you've got!  
 
Speaking of signals, I'll start it out with a signal base that sits next to the Water Level Route:
 

 
This photo was taken by me Saturday 2/27/2016 in Bergen, NY.


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« Reply #1 on: Feb 29th, 2016, 8:26pm »
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A week earlier, I caught a hat trick on the Ontario Midland. We can see a former NYC depot, rails and even a former NYC S4 (which now OMID #3):
 

 
This photo was taken by me Saturday 2/20/2016 at Belden Avenue in Sodus, NY.


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« Reply #2 on: Mar 1st, 2016, 6:45am »
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Here is the NYC station in Anderson IN. It has been completely redone and is now a dance studio. Photo taken in October of 2003.
 


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« Reply #3 on: Apr 18th, 2016, 8:32pm »
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Very nice, Roger!  
 
This former NYC station sits next to the Wellsboro & Corning RR:
 

 
The photo was taken by me Sat 4/9/2016 in Wellsboro, PA.  
 


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« Reply #4 on: Jul 11th, 2016, 1:53pm »
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New York Central surviving locomotives, 215 survivors known:
 
http://gold.mylargescale.com/Scottychaos/NewYorkCentral/
 
Most of that database is from 2006. (If a locomotive entry has no year at the end of the row, its data as-of 2006). I do update the list as individual changes come my way, and I then indicate the year of the entry with a notation for the year at the end of the row.
 
If anyone knows of anything now incorrect on that list, please make a post here! and I will update it..
 
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« Reply #5 on: Jul 11th, 2016, 7:45pm »
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Thanx, Scot!  
 
Speaking of survivors, this NYC depot still sits next to Cayuga Lake:
 

 
 
 

 
Both photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/1/2016 in Cayuga, NY  The tracks were part of the NYC Auburn Road and are now operated by the Finger Lakes Railway.  
 


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« Reply #6 on: Jul 12th, 2016, 8:53pm »
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Remnants of a spur next to the Auburn Road:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/1/2016 at the corner of Bridge Street and Milton Avenue in Solvay, NY. Does anyone know when this stub was abandoned?


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« Reply #7 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 8:01pm »
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Former NYC depot at the Port of Charlotte:
 

 
This photo was taken by me Friday 6/24/2016 in Rochester, NY.


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« Reply #8 on: Mar 21st, 2017, 11:14am »
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Let us not forget the 0-6-0 #6721 that was damaged by a runaway hopper in the summer of 2015 in Utica, NY. I'm not sure as to whether or not it has been repaired.

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on Jul 12th, 2016, 8:53pm, Matthew_L wrote:       (Click here for original message)
. Does anyone know when this stub was abandoned?

 
No, not exactly but I remember it fairly well. And it wasn't always a stub. It connected to the "main" track at both ends.* It also branched into at least two tracks, side by side along that side of Allied Chemical's plant. At least one track was used for open hoppers loaded with limestone. They went underneath a small pipe that wetted down the loads, to control dust I always presumed. Right after that the loads were dumped between the rails and a large metal box drawn up by a cable on the side of the building brought the limestone fairly high up and into the plant.
 
At the far end of the track (unseen in your photos) was a large tank car a lot of times and it was labeled for Anhydrous Ammonia.  
 
Like most of Allied Chemical's track, it was removed some time after the plant's 1986 closing.  
 
*FWIW, I believe this was also the original right of way for the Auburn and Syracuse Railroad, the first railroad in Onondaga County. Wooden rails were laid starting in 1835, completed in 1838. For the first year or so trains were horse drawn.
 
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« Reply #10 on: Mar 29th, 2017, 8:16pm »
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Thanks, Todd!

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