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In 1902, Fourth of July revelers met disaster on railroad tracks

Saturday, July 4, 2009
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The forest has encroached on what is now a jeep-track service road for the Gloversville Water Department, but photos of the fatal 1902 crash on the hairpin turn halfway up Bleecker Mountain leave no doubt where the railway car lay in the ditch....

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