Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby ns3010 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:52 pm

The Kuiken in Succasunna only opened last week, so those cars at BVR were probably for Blue Ridge.

Somewhat OT, but funny-
I was on the Toys For Tots train, and I boarded at BVR. When we pulled up to wait for the train, I saw an empty centerbeam sitting on the main, and thought "I wonder if they know that's there...". Well, apparently they didn't realize that until they got there. So we had to couple up and shove it into the Kenvil Team Track before we could get on our way. D'OH! :-)
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby cjvrr » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:57 am

Blue Ridge Lumber offloads at Berkshire Valley Road and trucks the product to their facility

The County has received funding to redesign / rebuild the team track. An additional siding and paving work will be installed to ease loading and offloading.
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:18 pm

Blue Ridge on 46 was formerly was formerly Wickes, which was previously at the Kuiken site.
Since my friend continues to chain smoke nonstop, she is probably an Alco.
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby JPG76 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:37 pm

R36 Combine Coach wrote:Blue Ridge on 46 was formerly was formerly Wickes, which was previously at the Kuiken site.


Blue Ridge is on rt 46, the old Roxbury Lumber yard.

Kuiken in on rt 10, the old Wickes Lumber yard.
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby RS115 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:34 pm

You are both correct: Wickes was on 10 (the current Kuikens) they then moved to Rt 46 briefly (at least it seemed brief but may have been a couple of years) before Blue Ridge came in - presumably after Wickes bankruptcy and eventual closing of many stores before they were ultimately acquired and the Wickes name went away entirely.
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Two more loads for Kuiken Brother

Postby RAHWAYVALLEYRAILROAD » Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:26 pm

A center-beam flatcar and a boxcar were delivered to Kuiken Brothers on Monday, April 18.
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:36 pm

The original Wickes in Succasunna on Rt 10 was served by the Chester Branch for years.
Since my friend continues to chain smoke nonstop, she is probably an Alco.
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Re: Morristown & Erie track Gang working near Kuiken Brother

Postby RS115 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:35 am

The Kuiken siding was empty when I drove home last night so they must have turned the cars fast.
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