Greenwich, NY abandonned tracks

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CS641

Tennessee Pass Groupie
#1
A few weeks back I was in Greenwich, NY for work and came accross an abandonned set of tracks. They are paved over right at the river and there is a switch next to the road. Looks like maybe this went to some sort of factory or car ferry maybe. According to the map they go on into town quite a ways and meet up with another track.

Can anybody tell me what railroad operated these tracks and when they went out of service?

Thanks!
 
#2
It depends where in Greenwhich you were i think. It was probably the Battenkill Railroad which used to operate the tracks. Today they interchange with DH/CP Rail. Youd be surprised which parts of track are actually used and not abandoned though. Itd be pretty neat if you had the oppurtunity to railfan there, they use a duo of RS-2s or RS-3s, i dont remember. Not to mention fishing in the Battenkill is supposed to be great.
 

CS641

Tennessee Pass Groupie
#3
I was near post office rd if that helps any, did not see a post office there. BIG steel grate bridge that the DOT is repairing just up the street. Where I came accross the tracks they were paved over but going off into the woods the line looked good for what I thought was abandonned.
 


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