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|All about the railroads that ran around Utica, New York.|
Railroads are coded as follows:
"A" = Adirondack & St Lawrence Div
"D" = Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
"M" = Mohawk Division (mainline NY Central)
"N" = New York, Ontario & Western
"W" = West Shore
See the Utica Railroad Page
|Home of Utica, NY's last remaining brewery. This historic brewery brews one of the finest northeast US beers, Utica Club!||12/27/2005||345|
|Webb's Wilderness Railroad opened up the Adirondack wilderness. Although educated as a physician, William Seward Webb built two hundred miles of railroad and opened up the Adirondack wilderness where others had failed. New York Central Railroad tracks reached into the Adirondacks. See where the tracks went!||10/07/2005||899|
|The Ford Motor Company was Green Island's (upstate New York) largest employer from 1923, when Henry Ford opened a plant in Green Island, until 1988, when the plant closed.|
While rail service to this plant was furnished by the Delaware & Hudson Railroad, there was a connection to the Troy & Schenectady branch of the New York Central Railroad.
This is a pictorial "tr...
|This 15K road race attracts over 10,000 runners to Utica, New York each July. Follow the path of this famous race. See the official site at: http://www.boilermaker.com/||01/05/2006||648|
|Path of the old Great Western Railways (GWR) branch line.|
(see http://www.abingdonbranch.co.uk for more information).
|The Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad ran from Hawleyville to Litchfield in Connecticut. It was owned by the New Haven Railroad and went out of business in the 1940's. The path of the railroad can still be seen.||10/05/2005||940|
|Washington Metro is building a light rail line through Anacostia section of Washington DC. It is based on an out-of-service CSX (ex-B&O) railroad branch thru Anacostia. I tracked the path of this line.|
|This is the German branch of the Jehovas Witnesses. |
Editors note - Hopefully, as Google Earth updates, we'll get higher resolution shots.
|The Branch Office of Jehovah's Witnesss in Brazil, in Cesário Lange, São Paulo.||08/29/2008||440|
|A derailment in February, 2006, pointed out the importance of railroad bridges to Montreal. Montreal is an island and has six railroad bridges that carry freight, commuters and long distance passengers. ||02/28/2006||663|
|5 September 1944 |
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...