Scrap train removing rails

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Scrap train removing rails

Postby U.V.#200 GE70 Tonner » Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:05 pm

Just wondering if anybody had any pictures they could post of the rails being taken up or directions to a website that would have some?Any would be greatly appreciated,Thanks.
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Re: Scrap train removing rails

Postby ricebrianrice » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:07 am

http://www.nyow.org/Articles/Schneider/end.html

here are pictures and an article from the O&W website showing the scrap train in Livingston Manor.

Very SAD!!!
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Re: Scrap train removing rails

Postby NYCUticaSyracuse81 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:50 pm

I'm pretty sure that Taibi's books, "Railroading In The Stockbridge Valley" and "Rails along the Oriskany" both have photographs of the scrapping train.
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