Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

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RichCoffey
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Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by RichCoffey » Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:21 am

I spent some time last week exploring the Catskills, looking for railroad remnants. Photos of old abutments, maps, historical details, etc.
kaaterskil-rt.jpg
fallen-bridge.jpg
wreckage-ma.jpg
Here are the links:

Bushwhacking to the Fallen Railroad Bridge
http://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2018/ ... ridge.html

Retracing Sections of the Ulster & Delaware
http://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2018/ ... aware.html

Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants
http://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2018/ ... nants.html
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Re: Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by thebigham » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:35 pm

Sorry, I just discovered this post.

Thanks for all the pics at the links you posted!

I haven't been back to the CMRR since August 2011. Just before Irene...

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Re: Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by CarterB » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:23 pm

Some more info on the history/ies:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catskill_ ... le_Railway" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.allposters.com/-sp/Catskill ... igID=20254" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otis_Elevating_Railway" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://trainweb.org/catskillmtn/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.abebooks.com/first-edition/ ... 1678212/bd" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.trainweb.org/catskillmtn/rou ... ailway.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.catskillarchive.com/mtnhouse/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Bring back the Slumbercoaches!!

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Re: Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by RichCoffey » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:23 am

Thanks CarterB

In case you missed it, more here...
http://www.vizettes.com/kt/catskill-rr- ... /index.htm

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Re: Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by CarterB » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:35 pm

RichCoffey wrote:Thanks CarterB

In case you missed it, more here...
http://www.vizettes.com/kt/catskill-rr- ... /index.htm
Great site info!! Thanks, Rich!
Bring back the Slumbercoaches!!

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Re: Exploring Catskill Railroad Remnants

Post by RichCoffey » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:18 am

I have added a few links to some great videos by eehiv
Crossing the Boiceville Trestle, View of the Ashokan Reservoir, Glenford Dike, etc
http://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2018/ ... ridge.html

I case you haven't visited - check out eehiv 'sYouTube account - great stuff!
https://www.youtube.com/user/eehiv/videos

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