Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by tree68 » Thu May 28, 2015 7:09 pm

If you want the stuff in Colonie, you'd better hurry....

A friend sent me a pic of the scrapping underway just a few minutes ago...

Working on posting same.
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by nessman » Thu May 28, 2015 7:33 pm

Can you post the picture(s) here?

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by lvrr325 » Thu May 28, 2015 8:01 pm

traingeek8223 wrote:S2 in Colonie is being scrapped as I type.

Just to clear up some confusion that may exist, neither myself or my organization is involved in anything happening on this site at this point. I am just reporting information forwarded to me.


I guess this being at the end of the page folks didn't see it before going on about their own posts.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Sir Ray » Fri May 29, 2015 9:03 am

lvrr325 wrote:
traingeek8223 wrote:S2 in Colonie is being scrapped as I type.
Just to clear up some confusion that may exist, neither myself or my organization is involved in anything happening on this site at this point. I am just reporting information forwarded to me.
I guess this being at the end of the page folks didn't see it before going on about their own posts.
I don't get this - the next post was from tree68 that his friend had taken images of the scrapping, then the next post was someone asking tree to post those images. Nothing to do with traingreek.

I read traingeeks's "I am just reporting..." post as a variant on "Don't shoot the messenger", which is fair enough.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by deandremouse » Fri May 29, 2015 11:55 am

Sir Ray wrote:
lvrr325 wrote:
traingeek8223 wrote:S2 in Colonie is being scrapped as I type.
Just to clear up some confusion that may exist, neither myself or my organization is involved in anything happening on this site at this point. I am just reporting information forwarded to me.
I guess this being at the end of the page folks didn't see it before going on about their own posts.
I don't get this - the next post was from tree68 that his friend had taken images of the scrapping, then the next post was someone asking tree to post those images. Nothing to do with traingreek.

I read traingeeks's "I am just reporting..." post as a variant on "Don't shoot the messenger", which is fair enough.

I think he's referring to the nonstop drama from previous pages in this thread with someone attacking him and not knowing the facts, blaming traingeek and the ATH&S for everything.That Locked this thread a few times...


Anyway has the RS3 been removed by flatcar yet? As well the former NYC Coach?
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by thebigham » Fri May 29, 2015 1:10 pm

^From pics just posted on Facebook by John Mech, the RS-3 and all the coaches are still there.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by nessman » Fri May 29, 2015 1:47 pm

thebigham wrote:^From pics just posted on Facebook by John Mech, the RS-3 and all the coaches are still there.
Where on Facebook?

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by lvrr325 » Fri May 29, 2015 5:23 pm

Actually, it's like the first post on this page completely ignored the last post on the previous page, so I reposted it so that person would understand it's just one piece being cut up at this time.

I keep forgetting that there are folks who read this board who can't even follow from one post to the next when they're on the same page in bold bright colored large type.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by RussNelson » Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:36 pm

Ed Wilson posted a nice photo from the 1990s of the Glenmont electrics to the Abandoned Rails Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by deandremouse » Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:44 pm

Some photos of the equipment in Colonie were posted today in the Railroad photography Group on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by thebigham » Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:06 am

^This is the better link:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 956&type=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by deandremouse » Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:07 pm

Don't mean to gravedig, but just out of curiosity did anything new happen?
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Alcoman » Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:59 pm

Nothing has changed. I went past the Colonie yard on Friday, Nov 19th.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by RAS » Tue May 03, 2016 1:14 pm

So what ever happened to the secret plan to save the equipment at Glenmont?

Was it just another case of railfan "we know something you don't" syndrome?

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Alcoman » Tue May 03, 2016 1:45 pm

I guess it is a work in progress...According to the Danbury Ry Museum Newsletter.
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