RailPictures.Net Photo: CMRR 42 Catskill Mountain Railroad GE 45-ton at West Hurley, New York by Keane Maher
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» Catskill Mountain Railroad (more..)
» GE 45-ton (more..)
» Glenford Dike (more..)
» West Hurley, New York, USA (more..)
» April 24, 2016
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» CMRR 42 (more..)
» Work Xtra 42 (more..)
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A first and perhaps last time.

Since beginning operations in 1982, the Catskill Mountain Railroad has dreamed of operating to this location, Glenford Dike along side the Ashokan Reservoir. A full five miles further than any revenue train has run in the past. Trains have not been to this location since the last Conrail train in 1976. Finally reaching this monumental accomplishment has been a last ditch effort by the wonderful people seen in the picture. The railroad has been in a long standing battle with the Ulster County, NY. The county wants to rip up the rails and replace it with a trail. The railroad has fought long and hard to remain but as of this time it appears they have unfortunately lost to the county. Their lease has not been renewed and ends May 30th, 2016.
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