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Guess The Location - NYC Lines Edition!
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Marty_Feldner
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« Reply #20 on: Dec 17th, 2015, 9:07pm »
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Recusing myself...
 
(Find the water tank, and you've found the location.)


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« Reply #21 on: Dec 19th, 2015, 3:19pm »
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This is North White Plains NY with the shops to the left and storage yard to the right. Notice the ex NYC mu's on the right which were late 50's early 60's additions. A few exNH coaches were also present.
 
Here is an FL9 with a grimy consist approaching the station.


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« Reply #22 on: Dec 19th, 2015, 3:24pm »
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GTL A scenic location for sure - What is the station name ?

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« Reply #23 on: Dec 21st, 2015, 9:17am »
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I'm not going to stick my neck out just yet, lest I break my guessing streak.

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« Reply #24 on: Dec 22nd, 2015, 4:52pm »
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hint - a small shelter station exists here and the appalachian trail crosses the Hudson here.

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« Reply #25 on: Dec 22nd, 2015, 6:44pm »
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Anywhere near Bear Mountain?

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« Reply #26 on: Dec 22nd, 2015, 10:04pm »
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Manitou

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« Reply #27 on: Dec 23rd, 2015, 9:26am »
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Yes -This is across the Hudson river at Manitou NY. I took the photo from the Bear Mountain bridge.  
 
Here you can see the shelter station behind the RDC on the right and Bear Mountain bridge in the background. The Hudson line is a great place for pictures.


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« Reply #28 on: Dec 28th, 2015, 11:53am »
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Trains still roll here today......Just now there's more than one tunnel! View looks railroad west......And if you look around, you could get lucky and see more than one at a time!

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« Reply #29 on: Dec 29th, 2015, 9:46am »
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Garrison?

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« Reply #30 on: Dec 29th, 2015, 10:23am »
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So warm, yet so cold.......Here's a modern day view looking the opposite direction

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« Reply #31 on: Dec 29th, 2015, 11:54am »
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Breakneck Ridge north of Cold Springs NY. Before the road was tunneled through the mountain there was actually a grade crossing at both ends of the NYC. It must have been an operational nightmare for the NYC at the time.

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« Reply #32 on: Dec 29th, 2015, 4:29pm »
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Indeed it is the Breakneck Tunnels!
 
Top photo credit unknown, but bottom one goes to Otto Vondrak, 2008


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« Reply #33 on: Dec 29th, 2015, 9:53pm »
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Water to the west of it, and water below it...
 
That square structure is part of the Catskill Aqueduct system- the east end of the deep siphon water tunnel under the Hudson.


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« Reply #34 on: Dec 30th, 2015, 9:21am »
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on Dec 29th, 2015, 9:53pm, Marty_Feldner wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Water to the west of it, and water below it...
 
That square structure is part of the Catskill Aqueduct system- the east end of the deep siphon water tunnel under the Hudson.

 
Thanks for that bit of information Marty, I had long wondered what that structure was for!  
 
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« Reply #35 on: Dec 30th, 2015, 10:26am »
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Indeed, Marty, thanks for sharing!
 
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« Reply #36 on: Jan 9th, 2016, 12:33am »
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This should be an easy one:


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« Reply #37 on: Jan 11th, 2016, 7:55am »
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No clue, other than it's probably somewhere in Illinois or Indiana......I'm just gonna guess and say Joliet, Il?

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« Reply #38 on: Jan 11th, 2016, 9:28am »
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I'll take a shot that it's in Ohio on the Big Four?
 
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« Reply #39 on: Jan 11th, 2016, 10:25am »
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Follow the clues, folks! Where does US-6 make a right-angle turn across a NYC line that would have had freight trains hauled by four F-units, in a town that could have had a grain elevator?

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