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D&H colonie yard
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Author:  ed blaine [ Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:20 pm ]
Post subject:  D&H colonie yard

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

Author:  Richard Glueck [ Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:37 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: D&H colonie yard

Report is much appreciated!

Author:  Alexander D. Mitchell IV [ Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: D&H colonie yard

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




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


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


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

Author:  JohnC [ Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: D&H colonie yard

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 "!

Author:  Richard Glueck [ Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:15 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: D&H colonie yard

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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