• Bath and Hammondsport RR rail question

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Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.

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  by Fireman43
 
I also posted this in the B and H Forum under the existing thread “ B and H questions but thought I’d post my question here also.

A few remaining rails continue to stick up thru the grass on the east side of Main Street in Hammondsport. Took a look to see if any date stamps but no luck - would they have dates and if so what part of the rail would have them.

Thank you
Mark

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  by lvrr325
 
Would be on one side or the other of the web. Rust would make it harder to find.
  by Fireman43
 
Thanks - yes they were pretty rusted but now I’ll need to stop and talk to the neighbor who was pulling everything up with his garden tractor the other day !!! When I had taken a quick look before seemed pretty lightweight.

Keep you posted
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  by lvrr325
 
I wonder how willing he'll be to talk given he probably is essentially stealing that old rail, would have to look at the abandonment on that section but I would expect the property is still owned by someone.