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Location DB > United States > New York > Manchester > Manchester Train Yard
 Name
Manchester Train Yard
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 Database Info
created by enigma32 on 6/24/2007 4:52 AM
last modified by FloodSpectre on 4/25/2014 2:09 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
30 Stall roundhouse which was later used as a warehouse. Abandoned in 1970.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

Manchester, New York
United States
Owner: Town of Manchester
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • water
  • air quality
  • Ticks in the tall grass surrounding the buildings.
  •  Interesting Features
    Remains of a 100' Turntable (mostly filled in).
    Flooded oil tank room with 3 railroad car sized oiltanks.
    Was at one time the second largest roundhouse in America.
    Good handful of interesting outbuildings and structures.
     Security Measures
  • Very close to active buisness.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1916
    Closed: 1970
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
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     History

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     Future Plans
    The main roundhouse is well on its way to working itself back into the greater scheme of things. Possible demolition in the near future.
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    05-06-08
    Sun, Jun 24th, 2007
    posted by enigma32
    15 pictures
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    Fragile history
    Sun, Jul 12th, 2009
    posted by KingKong
    9 pictures
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    2014 Shots
    Sat, Jul 5th, 2014
    posted by puddlejumper12
    3 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 7/17/2014 3:12 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 17 14 at 3:12, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 10 14 at 14:35, puddlejumper12 updated gallery 2014 Shots
  • on Jul 10 14 at 14:35, puddlejumper12 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 10 14 at 14:34, puddlejumper12 updated gallery 2014 Shots
  • on Jul 10 14 at 14:34, puddlejumper12 created a new gallery
  • on May 26 14 at 8:21, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 25 14 at 14:09, FloodSpectre changed the following: Latitude, Longitude
  • on Apr 25 14 at 14:08, FloodSpectre changed the following: Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite
  • on Jul 12 09 at 4:57, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 12 09 at 0:29, KingKong updated gallery picture IMG_0207.jpg
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