Houses for sale....real cheap

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  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Excellant view of passing trains... This is not an illusion! These houses are 20 Ft from the main line (NS) through PA. The are also 30 FT South of a Grade crossing.

    I wonder if these people can hear, since the horns blow right outside their back window :( :(

    Yes - all 6 houses (2 shown here) are ocupied.

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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    And before anyone else says it.. Can you hear the realtor:

    "Yes, I'm pretty sure that wood fence will keep any stray (derialed) cars out of your dining room" :D :D

    These houses were built about 15 yrs ago :)
  3. Chessie6459

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    How Much? LOL :D :D
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    Great location to set up a streaming webcam :D

    How busy is the line there? My g/f' mom has a bakery in Bay St. Louis, MS that's a maybe 40yrds from the CSX mainline. You get a passing train about every hour roughly. Usually alternating east/west bound. There's an amtrak station not far either.
  5. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    About 1 every 2 - 3 hours - 6 AM to 11 PM - Then 1 - 2 overnight
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    I feel I should know where this is. I thought I did until you said NS main line.
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    Tom - This is Amosland Road in Prospect Park, between Macdade Blvd & Interboro High School :D :D

    Just behind MacDade Mall - The RR there is EX B&O - now CSX & NS LOL
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    :D :D Here's a map :)

    The Blue Dot is where the first (end) house is :)

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    OK, That is where I thought you meant but when you said NS mainline that threw me.

    Here is one taken from in front of the fence looking across the intersection. This would have been 1989 or 90.

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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    For years my Mom and Dad had us living in a house one house away from the tracks where there was regular traffic from the coal mines to the steel plant in town. This was in the days of steam trains. It took about a week to get used to the noise that went on about every hour through the day and night. Later friends visiting would be shocked when a train went by and we would respond train? what train?
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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    LOL Robin - that's the way we are now :) With Planes & trains :) You get used to it...

    Tom - That parking lot is where I parked to take my pic :) :) Too Cool!!!!! Engines are great too!!!! :) :)
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    Could you imagine waking up to a freight car sitting in your living room and the look on the mrs face when she walks in and you ask her can i keep it? LOL :D

    Great Photo Tom :thumb: :thumb:
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    Who cares if it doesn't fir NMRA standards? :D :D
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    this pic is on my porch just in front of my door to my house its on the main from binghamton to albeny ex D&H and now c.p.

    now keep in mind that hill is real steep i am about 5"t off the ground on the porch.

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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Geeze!!! That's a bit scarey - isn't it???? But it's a cool view!!!! :) :D :)
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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    ............Or the look on your face - when the investigators come in your living room, through the wide open wall and ask you:

    "Did you take any pictures? We may need them for our investigation" :D :D :D :D
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    ROFL :D :D

    Why yes i did take pictures. But can i keep the railcar and just give you the pictures? LOL :D :D :D
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    :eek: :eek: :eek: :D :D :D That's it - just take off the trucks, and stand it up next to the open wall - we'll use it as an addition to the house. :wave: :wave: :wave:
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    LOL. Now you can have a place to build that model railroad you always wanted. :thumb: :thumb: :wave: :wave: :D :D
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    i try not to think about how scarey it could be :eek:


    and yes its a real cool view and when the rail grinder comes by it gets better