The Southern New York Railway

Connection: Delaware & Hudson Railroad
Ulster & Delaware Railroad - NYC

Abandonments: 

       Mohawk - Jordanville abandoned July 19, 1933  

       Index - Cooperstown  discontinued Sept. 16, 1940, abandoned March, 1941  

       West Oneonta - Jordanville discontinued Sept. 16, 1940, abandoned March, 1941  

       Oneonta - West Oneonta (steam, later diesel) abandoned 1971  

       Oneonta streetcar lines abandoned December, 1931 

Source: 

       The Leatherstocking Route by David F. Nestle, 1959;  

       New York State Dept. of Transportation records. 

Credit: 

       A special thanks goes to Richard Palmer. He has provided all the information  that went into

       

       the creation of this page, and numerous other pages at Railroad.net.

SNY Diesels:

Ex General Electric Pittsfield , MA plant # 6; Then

       

       Undadilla Valley # 300, 1954; next WAG # 300, 1955; Returned to Unadilla Valley,

       

       1956; Transferred to Southern NY railway, 1957 Transferred back to WAG, 1969 .

From Extra 200 South, Issue 90: Salzberg 

       Roster, Southern NY Number 5- GE 40 ton, B/N 8742, built 9/22, ex GE Pittsfield MA plant # 5,

       

       acquired 5/1955, scarpped at Galeton PA late 1969 or early 1990.

 Number 300 GE 50 ton, b/n 11767, built 5/1936, ex GE Pittsfield 

    MA plant # 6, 1 st on WAG, next Unadilla Valley 9/1957

Info Compiled By John Stewart

SNY Steam:

Number 123- 0-6-0 Built 1920 by

       

       Baldwin.  Purchased from Proctor and Gamble in 1946, scrapped 1950

Number 1- Built by Climax in 1927, purchased from Barclay

       

       Chemical in 1942

Info From "The Leatherstocking Route", 1959 by

       

       David F. Nestle

Southern New York Railway Branch Mileage Table
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Note: (Originally Oneonta, Cooperstown & Richfield Springs -

       electric railway)

Station Mile

Oneonta  0 

West Oneonta 1.63

Davis  4.30

Otsego Park  5.25

Laurens  5.90

Tilley's  6.45

Blood's Mills  8.75

Mt. Vision  10.08

South Hartwick  12.76

Jones  13.67

Power House  15.19

Hartwick  12.76

Cook's  17.93

Chase  20.20

(Branch)

Index  21.97

D&H Crossing  24.06

Cooperstown  25.05

Toddsville  23.52

Fly Creek  26.02

Oaksville  27.29

Kelsey's  29.73

Schuyler Lake  31.66

Brainerd's  33.71

Walnut Grove  35.13

Lake House  36.19

Fair Grounds  36.70

DL&W Siding  37.26

Richfield Springs  37.56

Robinson's  39.33

Ball  41.00

Jordanville  42.81

Henderson  45.19

McCredy's  47.08

Ranny's  49.32

Bronson's  52.22

Mohawk  52.9

Herkimer  54.79

Check out the passenger operation of the Oneonta Cooperstown and Richfield Springs.

More Photos To Come!