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Depew, New York
(map) This is at or near the Buffalo-Depew Amtrak train station in upstate New York, near the Canadian border.
Top photos and videos from Depew, New York
|Depew, New York|
|May 11, 2009||Returning home from New Hampshire we stopped for the night in Henrietta, NY. In the morning we chased the LAL from the RGVRRM museum back into Henrietta, then went back to the museum to pick up my sunglasses which I realised in Henrietta I had left on the trunk.... they were present, on the road, and had miraculously not been run over. From there we went over to R&S' tracks, found them shiny but with no indication as to where or how far away a train was, and pushed on to Brockport on the Falls Road, which we followed fruitlessly back to Lockport where we found a CSX local leaving. From there we went to Depew, missed 3 as we approached, and caught 377 and 63. Back in Canada a few minutes later we caught CP 254 at Guelph Junction and watched VIA 87 while our pizza was baked at a nearby pizzeria.|
|September 10, 2006||On the last leg of our extended trip home, we stopped at Buffalo's Depew train station for around 5 hours to see what we could find, catching 16 trains: CSXT Q114, Q117, Q632, Q115, NS #310, CSXT Q112, Q109, Q386, Q396, AMTK #64 (VIA #97), Q2??, Q140, Q364, Q268, AMTK #288, and AMTK #63 (VIA #98).|
|September 11, 2005||We drove back from Brattleboro to Guelph, and took the opportunity to see what Depew looks like in daylight. We caught a few trains, but the sun was directly down the tracks and I blew the pictures of the only westbound that came along.|
|April 29, 2003||My girlfriend took the train from Brattleboro to the Buffalo-Depew train station.|