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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by BandA » Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:26 am

Arson, sad!

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:22 pm

Here are the abutments of a removed LVRC bridge near Greensboro Bend:

http://tinyurl.com/p2klj3c" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:10 pm

Ed Lewis, a veteran of the short line railroad industry and a well known author and photographer, has died. His railroad career spanned 45 years and included terms at Long Island RR, Arcade & Attica RR, Providence & Worcester RR, Strasburg RR and Lamoille Valley RR.

He served as president of the Aberdeen & Rockfish RR from 1987 until his retirement in 2007. Ed was a well-respected leader in the short line railroad industry and authored several publications including “The American Shortline Railway Guide”, “The Road of Personal Service – A Centennial History” (co-authored with Jim Wrinn) and “Wellsville, Addison & Galeton Railroad – The Sole Leather Line”. His photos of short lines have appeared in many publications.

When I joined the railroad industry over thirty years ago Ed was "Mr. Short Line" and was one of the first to reach out and make me feel welcome. I felt honored to count him as a friend. He will be missed.

- Alan Maples

Ed's obituary is here:

http://www.thepilot.com/obituaries/edwa ... d1c91.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by MikeVT2016 » Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:56 pm

Are original bridge designs keep by the RR or the state? We had some questions on one of the bridges over the Lamoille. I found some history but it was limited.

Mike

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:23 pm

I started a LVRC Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/185323998495799/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Please join and share your photos!

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:37 pm

The exCentral Vermont bridge the LVRC used near Cambridge Junction will be replaced with a new higher bridge for the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail:

http://www.newsandcitizen.com/news-and- ... rcambridge" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by MikeVT2016 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:40 pm

That's the smaller bridge next to highway 15. I've been looking for information on the curved bridge that spans the Lamoille.

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:27 pm

^Here's an old picture of it:

http://www.fototime.com/photos/st/0A283 ... t-810E.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by thebigham » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:47 am

I have a pic from eBay that shows the LVRC flanger coupled to IREX #14 which looks to be a 44 tonner.

Did the LVRC ever have #14 on their property?

I posted the pic on the LVRC Facebook page.

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Re: Lamoille Valley thread

Post by svobronco » Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:28 am

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?photo ... ex=0&key2=" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20040 ... ODE=&POYE=" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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