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  1. Cooley's Blue Ice

    Cooley's Blue Ice

    In August of 1925, Cooley's Blue Ice is still serving the Hopewell Junction area after almost 40 years in business. Little does Mr. Cooley know that Electric Refrigeration and the coming depression will soon spell the end of an era..... Ice House is scratchbuilt from scale lumber sawed on a...
  2. Saturday in the Park

    Saturday in the Park

    A lazy hot Saturday afternoon in the Park at Hopewell Junction in mid August. The band has started with a Sousa March and the crowd has settled in for the afternoon concert. The only sign of work is the SLO&W Decapod shifting a line of boxcars over the hill to the interchange at...

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