Photo Location?

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Photo Location?

Postby nydepot » Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:24 pm

I know I've asked before on this one and I can't find the post.

This slide was unlabeled. Any idea where it was taken? Thanks.

Charles

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Re: Photo Location?

Postby TomNelligan » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:28 pm

I'd say there's a very high probability that it's on the hilly part of the Maybrook Line between Brewster and Pougkeepsie, probably an eastbound train, but I can't pick out a specific spot. The tall smokestack in the upper right background may be a good location clue for someone. The PC diesels combined with the U25B still in NH paint pin the date as 1969 or 1970.
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Re: Photo Location?

Postby bellstbarn » Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:30 pm

I think I can see a river and other buildings near the smokestack. Might it be the Hudson River State Hospital, which took coal deliveries by rail?
Link: http://www.kinglyheirs.com/CNE/MaybrookDutchess.html#.WEG8w-YrKUk

You may have to scroll down to see the photo. Or use Control +F to find the word "hospital."
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Re: Photo Location?

Postby Maybrook fan » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:56 pm

looks like it possibly be Maybrook line in the area of Green Haven Prison in the background
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Re: Photo Location?

Postby nydepot » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:40 pm

Poughquag NY. Stalled on Poughquag Hill. 1969.

Thanks for all the input.
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