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From: "Schuyler Larrabee" schuyler DOT larrabee AT verizon DOT net
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010 22:59:11 -0500
Subject: RE: (erielack) Livestock - Chester, NY
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The attached present-day Google Earth image of Chester NY (the one near
Middletown, not the one in the Adirondacks (who knew??)) shows the station
and a series of buildings at about a 45d angle to the where the tracks used
to be. Without a map to verify this, I >>think<< that the spur which has
been documented in photographs went alongside the NW side of the building
just to the lower-right of the word "Chester" in this image, through the
very dark shadow, and continued (I think) along the back of the buildings
along the street to the left. This location's just west of Greycourt.


John Adams asked, right after telling an interesting and humorous story
about hogs in Port Jervis:
> Does anyone know if the stock cars were unloaded at Greycourt or was there
> siding near the Chester station where they got set off? I am not aware of
> siding that went to the processing plant in Chester because if it is the
> I thinking of it was the other side of route 17.
> John Adams

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