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Unadilla Valley #1 at New Berlin

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Unadilla Valley Railway Logo, 1898

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Unadilla Valley Raiilway Excursion Posters, 1900s

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Unadilla Valley #1 with Milk Train, 1930s

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Filling in Gee Brook Trestle, 1902

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Erie & Central New York Train on Gee Brook Trestle

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DL&W Passenger Train at Richfield Springs

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New York Central tunnel under Erie Canal, Syracuse, 1868

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D.L.& W. Depot at Bridgewater, N.Y., 1950s

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Unadilla Valley #200 at Dairymen's League Plant, Mount Upton

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Roy Reidenbach, Superintendent, Unadilla Valley Railway

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Delaware & Hudson Freight CX-2 with PA's near Whitehall, 1977

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Photo by Paul Templeton

New York, Ontario & Western Station, Middletown, N.Y.

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Unadilla Valley Railway Combines, New Berlin, 1932

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New York, Ontario & Western Depot, Fish's Eddy, N.Y.

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Lehigh Valley #301 at Sayre

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New York, Ontario & Western Station, Liberty, N.Y.

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New York, Ontario & Western Station, Kingston, N.Y.

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New York, Ontario & Western FT's at Cadosia, N.Y., 1956

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Interior of New York Central Station in Watertown, N.Y.

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New York, Ontario & Western Train at Edmeston, N.Y.

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Locomotive #6 on the Unadilla Valley Railway

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First D.L. & W. Depot at West Winfield, N.Y. in the 1870s

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Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Bridge, Rochester, N.Y.

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New York Central Yards, Watertown, N.Y.

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Lehigh Valley Railroad Coal Trestle at Fair Haven

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Unadilla Valley Railroad Depot at Mount Upton

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Excursion Train at Richfield Springs, N.Y., Aug. 29, 1982

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Lehigh Valley Depot at Lake Ridge

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New York Central Railroad Yard at Wolcott, N.Y.

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John Boardman Loved Railroading

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From the Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, N.Y., Nov. 19, 1978.                                (Click mouse on article for larger image).

"Philadelphia Day Express" Wreck at Manchester, Aug. 25, 1911

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Shortly before noon on Aug. 25, 1911, two cars connected to a Lehigh Valley Railroad's Train No. 4, the "Philadelphia Day Express,"  derailed near a bridge in Manchester, N.Y., about 16 miles from Geneva, causing what one reporter called "one of the worst wrecks in the history of the state." Train No. 4 was running 40 minutes behind schedule when it sped past the Geneva station. Among the passengers was a large number of Civil War veterans and their families returning from the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment being held in Rochester. At the time of the accident, there were 14 cars in the train, including an express car, mail car, baggage car, six coaches, a Pullman sleeper, a dining car, and parlor car. The majority of the fatalities were in coaches 237 and 293, both of which were of wooden construction. Behind two locomotives, the train reduced its speed to 25 miles per hour as it approached the 400-foot spam across the Canandaigua Outlet just s…

Lehigh Valley Railroad Display at the Buffalo Centennial in 1932

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Erie Station at Central Valley, New York

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Erie Station at Callicoon, New York

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Long Island Railroad Station at Westhampton, New York

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Erie Station at Waverly, New York

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New York Central Station at St. Johnsville, New York

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New York Central Station at Camden, New York

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New York Central Station at Lacona, N.Y.

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Park Hill Station, Yonkers, New York

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New York Central Station at Watertown, New York

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New York Central Railroad Station at Potsdam, New York

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New York Central Station at Peekskill, New York

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New York Central Station at Lowville, N.Y.

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Buffalo & Susquehanna Station at Belmont, New York

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After abandonment of the railroad this station was moved a short distance away and is now a residence.