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Hainesburg Jct

Postby wess » Sat Jan 07, 2006 5:58 pm

I remember in Carstens book: Susquehanna one of the John Treen photos of Hainesburg Junction was taken from atop a boxcar looking back toward the junction down the Susquehanna main. There was activity on the LNE side where it looked like a set of FA's were running around their train, and off in the distance you could see the big viaduct of the Lackawanna cutoff with an eastbound passenger train heading across. The shot appeared to have been taken in late afternoon, but it was black and white. Have wondered if there had been a color photo of that shot.
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Postby NJ Vike » Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:36 pm

I *believe* there might be one in a L&NE book by Douglas Lily. I will check and let you know.

Here's a recent hike I did in that area:

http://forums.railfan.net/forums.cgi?bo ... 1137253523

Here's one I did of the Glenwood Branch:

http://forums.railfan.net/forums.cgi?bo ... 1137289573
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Postby MickD » Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:34 pm

Vike,
Any idea who has title to the truss bridge?The state?Lehigh Coal&Navigation?
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Postby NJ Vike » Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:01 pm

MickD wrote:Vike,
Any idea who has title to the truss bridge?The state?Lehigh Coal&Navigation?


Mick,

I'm not positive but I would say the state still owns the property here.

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Postby MickD » Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:08 pm

Ken,
Thanks.Enjoyed the photos as I never got to check out remains of L&NE when I lived in NJ.
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Postby wess » Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:03 pm

I,ve seen those photo,s. Very nice. Thank You
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Postby NJ Vike » Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:33 am

Thanks guys. Sorry I didn't reply sooner. I had some issues with my password.

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Postby wess » Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:20 pm

[quote="NJ Vike"]I *believe* there might be one in a L&NE book by Douglas Lily. I will check and let you know.


Was there a color photo of this shot I had mentioned earlier in this thread. Sorry I havent been back in here for a while
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