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Thread: Superelevation AND Distant Mountains, Middle Atlantic style

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    Hi,

    Some action on the NYS&W

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    A view from Sparta Mountain

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    descending Sparta Mountain. Franklin Jct and Franklin would be behind the lake.

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    Ogdensburg and the zinc mine.

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    Ogdensburg again

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    Crossing the L&HR at Sparta Jct.

    Doug Relyea

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    Part2

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    next to the DL&W's Sussex RR branch to Franklin and Ogdensburg

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    heading down to Swartswood Jct

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    Paulins Kill viaduct and Hainesburg Jct (thanks Wayne)

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    Through the cut and into Columbia

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    Delaware Water Gap station on the DL&W is just past the end of the forest Terrtex

    Doug Relyea

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    Last,

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    Gravel Place and the Delaware Water Gap. In reality the RS-1s and Gravel Place were not contemporary. The connection at Gravel Place was removed upon the completion of the WB&E, 30+ years earlier. The Susquehanna track was pulled up all the way back to East Stroudsburg.

    Doug Relyea

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    Nice looking set of screenshots, Doug!

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    Hi,

    On the Erie and the Graham Line today.
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    passing the town of TriState, Delaware River heading south in the back.

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    Railroad East of Graham

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    West Portal, Otisville tunnel

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    East of Middletown, NYO&W Middletown Branch on the berm in the middle, Wallkill River behind that.

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    Schunemunk Mountain beginning to loom.

    Doug Relyea

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    Part 2

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    Heading for Moodna Viaduct. The mountains from the dynamic brake fan left are on the East side of the Hudson River.

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    North end of Schunemunk Mountain, Erie Newburgh Branch underneath.

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    Looking back West.

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    Looking North.

    Doug Relyea

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    Last Part.

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    a last look at the Taconics.

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    Newburgh Short Cut (the other Newburgh branch) to the left.

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    Woodbury Falls, and Moodna Viaduct's little brother, Woodbury Viaduct.

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    Newburgh Junction. Arden House Station the little blip between the right hand telegraph poles.

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    Approaching Sterlington, Sterling Mountain Railway tracks on the left.

    Doug Relyea

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    Nice shots Doug. The super elevation is sweet.

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