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Thanks to everyone whose contributions and, best, enthusiasm has helped the substance and accuracy of this site immeasurably.

Gary M. Emerson's "A Biography of John Magee" in the Crooked Lake Review - Spring, 2000, is the bedrock of family history.

Special Thanks to Richard Palmer of Syracuse, NY, who continues to share some of his extensive railroad research with us, and has come up with some wonderful, obscure, references;

to Ron Goldfeder, who shared the fruits of his research for an article on the "John" for the N. Y. C. System Historical Society;

to Thomas T. Taber, who has shared his amazing and meticulous cataloging of railroad resource materials;

to Robert Hitesman for passing along some 130-year old papers;

to David S. Dropkin, of Wellsboro, for his insatiable curiosity and research, and his deep love of railroading;

to David Pollard, who unearthed photos and news reports on the S. G. & C.;

to photographer Richard Owlett for historical materials;

to Bill Hecht, whose scans of old photographs are a treasure;

to Rich Stoving, whose book "Wellsboro's Own Railroad" prodded me into this research;

to Steve Ensminger Jr., who has provided great enthusiasm, and "feet on the ground" in Fall Brook, PA.;

to Dr. Dan Weinstock, who sent a wonderful photo of Big Stream bridge construction;

to Dave Crandell for the photo of the Corning Depot, c 1940s;

And thanks to Andrew Moyer for this delightful drawing of Fall Brook rolling stock.

Waiting at Dresden, NY