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WNYRailfan wrote:The NYC tracks were relocated in late 1956 with the "new" depot opening in 1957.
scottychaos wrote:so I made a map! (two actually)..
RussNelson wrote:I wonder if you should include the Buffalo, Corning and New York railroad. Was finished between Corning and Batavia,
and graded westward of Batavia but it never saw rails. The grade is quite obvious:
This is great work as always. I love it.
How would you print both maps?
Noel Weaver wrote:I don't know if this is true today in 2008 but at the time of my retirement
in October, 1997, Conrail was still using the depot at Batavia as an office
for the Track Supervisor for this area. The station was at that time in
There is also an old yard office west of the station location on the south
side of the tracks but that was not in use during my ten years running on
that line from 1987 to 1997. That building was both locked and boarded
up during the above years.
TB Diamond wrote:
Scot: Re: The 2008 Batavia map: did you omit the old Sylvania spur off the former LVRR MT in Batavia by design?
FYI: A short, disconnected portion of the connection off the LVRR MT to the NYC remains. This came off the passing siding just west of the depot, ran behind the depot and then off to the NYC East Peanut as shown in the 1900 map. One can still follow it through the weeds out almost as far as the Rt. 63 bridge.
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