A different view of Colonie

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A different view of Colonie

Postby BR&P » Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:57 am

Ballpark 1990, Colonie was shut down except for some locos being scrapped. Here are a few pics from the top of the sand tower.

D&H Colonie 1.jpg
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D&H Colonie 3.jpg
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Re: A different view of Colonie

Postby BR&P » Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:58 am

And a look in the other direction:

D&H Colonie 4.jpg
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Re: A different view of Colonie

Postby MEC407 » Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:42 am

Sad but fascinating photos. Thanks for sharing them!
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Re: A different view of Colonie

Postby BR&P » Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:44 pm

Here's 3 more, from ground level. The sand tower can be seen in one of them.

In case anyone was wondering, I was there picking parts from the carcasses, buying them from the scrapper who was dismantling the units. So it's not like I walked in off the street.

D&H Colonie 7.jpg

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Re: A different view of Colonie

Postby charlie6017 » Thu Oct 06, 2016 2:44 pm

Neat shots.......looks like quite the dog's breakfast of ailing power. Surprised to see that ex-PC E-8 at that late date!

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Re: A different view of Colonie

Postby BR&P » Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:01 pm

charlie6017 wrote:Neat shots.......looks like quite the dog's breakfast of ailing power. Surprised to see that ex-PC E-8 at that late date!

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IIRC the E unit was privately owned, and had been stored there. Not positive but I believe it was not in line for scrapping.
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