D&H Chateguay Branch abandonment

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D&H Chateguay Branch abandonment

Postby nydepot » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:31 am

When was the 22 miles from Plumadore to Lake Clear Jct abandoned? Pre-65 sometime? Thanks.

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Re: D&H Chateguay Branch abandonment

Postby Cactus Jack » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:24 am

Lyon Mountain to Plumadore was abandoned in 1946 and the Saranac Lake to Lake Placid section sold to NYC. Earlier, in 1940 D&H got rights on NYC from Plumadore to Lake Clear Jct via a new connector and over the NYC branch to Saranac Lake allowing them to abandon from Plumadore to Saranac Lake.
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