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I'm trying to find any information / pictures about the unit trains of fill that the D&H operated during the construction of the 787 interchange for the Collar City Bridge. I've heard about this operation, but never have been able to find any specifics.
On the Colonie Main in Cohoes, there is a signal near Mohawk Paper that is always lit (yellow over red unless a train is nearby). I was wondering what the significance of that signal was. I thought the lower light had something to do with a diverging route, but the Green Island branch is long gone. ...
On the topic of D&H power, was there any specific power assigned by division? I lived along the Colonie Main in Cohoes in the early 80s and don't recall seeing much 6 axle power, and never saw the C424's. Granted, it's been a long time but other than moves in and out of Colonie I don't recall seeing...
- Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:26 pm
- Forum: New York State Railfan
- Topic: Rt 9. rail bridge Round Lake
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I don't know what that pier is to which I alluded. This pier: https://www.flickr.com/photos/63051795@N00/5942034804" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and I have no idea what it's for either. I think the best guess is that it was built as a loading pier for river traffic. This map (supp...