The   Story   of   Roscoe's   Trout   Weathervane

The Story of Roscoe's Trout Weathervane

by Wilmer E. Sipple, Town Historian

     The story of Roscoe's special weathervane had its beginning when the last spike was driven at Whirling Eddy near Horton, to complete the New York & Oswego Midland Railroad, later to be known as the New York Ontario & Western Railway.

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What   Makes   the   O&W   Go?

Introduction by Ken Hojnacki

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The   Original   Virtual   Bus   Tour

The Original O&W Virtual Bus Tour

 by Pete Putman

      Welcome to the Ontario & Western Railway Historical Society's Virtual Motor Bus Tour, an on‑line version of our popular guides to the NYO&W's right‑of‑way from Cornwall to Norwich. The inspiration for this tour came from a trip taken by member Pete Putman and his son Ross in July of 1997, when they drove from Cornwall to Fallsburgh.

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O&W   Virtual   Bus   Tour   Part   II

O&W Virtual Bus Tour Part II

by Peter H. Putman

     Hello, and welcome to Part 2 of the Virtual Bus Tour - an Internet trip over the remains of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway. Last year's tour started in Cornwall and ended in South Fallsburgh. This year, we traveled from Kingston, NY to Summitville, and from Cadosia to Ferndale over a July weekend, missing only the Hurleyville (Luzon) station in the process.

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The   Story   of   the   Mamakating   Mine

(various authors)

"MAMAKATING MINE OLDEST IN STATE"

Lower lead mine operation 1912-13.

     This was stated in an article written by prominent Orange County Historian and author Mildred Parker Seese. After much research Mrs. Seese wrote "One thing can be said without contradiction; Mamakating is the oldest mine in New York State.

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