Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by traingeek8223 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:00 pm

The county wants that equipment removed also (along with an NYC combine left behind by SNC) but last I heard was "working with the owner" to make that happen. Not sure there is a drop dead date, but they are obviously being generous and not forcing its immediate removal.
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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by tahawus84 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:31 pm

Who owns 5019 and why has it been left there? My apologizes if it was mentioned early in the thread and I missed it.

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by traingeek8223 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:37 pm

The 5019 is privately owned and needs wheels replaced before it can move. Replacing wheels can get pricey and I think the owner is having difficulty finding a solution within his budget. Also, SNC wouldn't remove someone else's equipment without being hired to do so. So that is why the 5019 and a green and red coach are still in North Creek.
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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by lvrr325 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:36 am

5019 is privately owned and needs new wheels to be interchanged.

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by CPSmith » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:57 am

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by NHV 669 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:30 pm

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by NHV 669 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:33 pm

The BL2's are listed for sale over at Ozark Mountain Railcar.
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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by rhallock » Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:52 pm

I was told by a man who is familiar with the area that the owner of the mine property wanted very much to ship his material out by rail, but that because of so many obstacles put in his way, he now trucks it to the Champlain Canal and it is moved by barge to its destination.

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Re: Saratoga & North Creek (S&NC) Discussion

Post by BR&P » Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:52 pm

rhallock wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:52 pm
I was told by a man who is familiar with the area that the owner of the mine property wanted very much to ship his material out by rail, but that because of so many obstacles put in his way, he now trucks it to the Champlain Canal and it is moved by barge to its destination.
It has been reported CP was highly resistant to handling the traffic. Sad to see - it would seem at first glance that it would be a natural move for rail but maybe there are factors I'm not aware of.

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