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Connection: NYC Lake Clear Jct.  



Paul Smith had a hotel and power company located in the heart of The Adirondacks. To get his guests to his hotel with ease and comfort, he built an electric railroad connecting To The New York Central Railroad at Lake Clear Junction and his Hotel, two miles away!

Paul Smith's Combo loco with a passenger coach

Lake Clear Junction on the Mohawk And Malone Railroad (New York Central's Adirondack Branch)


Paul Smith's Steam loco used for maintenance and building the line.

Paul's Smith's combo car and inspection car.


End of the line.  This car would waste away in the woods until it was removed in the 1960's.

This lot full of autos is what ultimately doomed the trolley.