Aug 31

At The Railyard: Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville Review

Post by trmania on Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:13 pm

…when the sewing machine came into popularity in the middle of the 19th century, it caused a boom in textile production. In Gloversville, New York, the main product of the textile industries was fine leather gloves. 20 years later, there were 116 glove and mitten manufacturers, and the Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad was constructed to haul their products out to market. What would it be like to experience the railroad 80 years later, in a simulator? We’ll find out in this review…at the railyard!


Official “At The Railyard” website:

Have your own opinions about this route? Share them here: … e-railroad

Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad by Paul Charland: …

FJ&G Historical Information and Photos:


Other links:
CSX & Amtrak Trains in Fonda, NY

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