Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by traingeek8223 » Tue May 03, 2016 4:30 pm

No one owns it, but a private individual has the rights to remove it. I'm not giving that persons name. I would appreciate it if you stop making assumptions and throwing stones at the organization I am part of. That is my last word on that subject.
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Noel Weaver » Tue May 03, 2016 5:26 pm

All right get the boxing gloves!! Seriously I hope we can keep down the rhetoric, I would not want to see this one locked.
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Aji-tater » Tue May 03, 2016 5:40 pm

We went through this same thing a year or two ago. I think a perma-ban might be in order if it continues.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by lvrr325 » Tue May 03, 2016 11:42 pm

In the immortal words of Rodney King, "Can't we all just get aloooooong?"

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Jeff Smith » Wed May 04, 2016 9:46 am

Noel Weaver wrote:All right get the boxing gloves!! Seriously I hope we can keep down the rhetoric, I would not want to see this one locked.
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No worries, I won't lock it. I've laid back from locking topics unless it really gets out of hand. Which means the arguments continue after I post to cut it out.

P.s. topic moderated. As I've noted in the past, museums, tourist railroads, preservation, all hot button topics with lots of opinions. I like the passion, but leave the score settling out of it.

Thank you for the clarifications that followed, let's move on.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by RAS » Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:14 pm

Coming up on two years now since the plan to remove the equipment at Glenmont was mentioned. Any further news?

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by lvrr325 » Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:10 pm

I'm thinking no.

Someone once opined that it would be easier to move those pieces out on a barge than to do anything else.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by Benjamin Maggi » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:59 am

Last time I heard, the group that now owns them was still trying to raise money for the move.
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by nessman » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:08 pm

They've been trying for what - 20 years now? I've said it before and I'll say it again - the only way those engines are leaving Glenmont is in pieces in the back of a truck to the scrap yard. If anyone tries to develop that land - the owner will likely scrap them regardless of "ownership".

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by lvrr325 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:39 pm

No, they change hands every few years as each group tries to get them out then throws in the towel.

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by deandremouse » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:12 pm

I see the stuff in Colonie hasn't moved. I thought the RS3 was supposed to be shipped somewhere as well the NYC budd car?
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by greenwichlirr » Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:18 pm

Benjamin Maggi wrote:Last time I heard, the group that now owns them was still trying to raise money for the move.
Then who is the group? For those of us who came in late on this story, it's hard to follow (or even possibly donate) to a group with a mission if everyone constantly speculates or claims to know but won't mention names.

Is some simple transparency too much to ask for?

Sorry if I'm ticking anyone off here, but I've know about this stuff for years and I'll be damned if I even know who lays legal claim to it!

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by traingeek8223 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:41 pm

The four locomotives located in Glenmont are owned by the Danbury Railway Museum. The four passenger cars also located there are all privately owned.
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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by greenwichlirr » Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:21 pm

And there you go....Thanks, Matt

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Re: Private equipment collection at Colonie and Glenmont

Post by nessman » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:50 pm

And their plan to remove and relocate them is...???

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