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 Post subject: D&H colonie yard
PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:20 pm 

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recrewed 608 at mechanicville ny friday, passed another 608 parked on colonie 3rd rail, and excess cars on track 1 in the expanded yard, caught a glimpse of what looks line the old equipment being scrapped, looks like they started with an old wooden boxcar, can the rest be far behind, ed


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 Post subject: Re: D&H colonie yard
PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:37 pm 

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Report is much appreciated!

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 Post subject: Re: D&H colonie yard
PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:26 pm 

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Previous threads, for those just joining us in Chapter Sixteen or whatever:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=33982

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=33698

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27417

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=23733 (We're back to 2007, and "scrapping begins"!)

www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20874

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11725 (Back to 2004 now...)

www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8404

and the first howl of "we gotta save them!" will go up in three, two, one...........


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 Post subject: Re: D&H colonie yard
PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:52 pm 

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The caboose & boxcar according to some have not been scrapped but craned and shipped elsewhere.
I am told however that scrapping of the rst of the locomotives and other equipment will begin by the end April 2013.


....and yes! "WE GOTTA SAVE THEM "!


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 Post subject: Re: D&H colonie yard
PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:15 pm 

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The Boston & Maine RS3 would be a nice piece, simply because it's B&M. In reality, I wonder how much is repairable on the locomotive?

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