SOUTH COLUMBIA

South Columbia is located in the Southeast section of the Town of Columbia. The LLC owns a fenced yard facility and the former milk plant located at the northwest corner of the South Columbia terminal.

UC&SV LLC is actively seeking to develop the terminal area for a commercial business.

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This schematic of the South Columbia Terminal District at “Old Milepost” 306 indicates where the old creamery and siding into the feed store on the west side of the railroad once stood. The expanded area on the east side is where the South Columbia Station once stood.

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A frequent visitor to South Columbia was the Newark Milk and Cream Company plant mechanic Platt Hubbell (R) with NM&CC plant manager George Dowd (L).

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The new creamery and storage area are located on 3.2 acres along McKoons Road.

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South Columbia in the 1950’s- Post Mistress Alice Brooks standing in the doorway of her business enterprise in this undated photograph.

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South Columbia Station on the north side of McKoons Road in this undated photograph. Passenger trains stopped at this station for 68 years giving the community around the Station a vibrant reminder that they were connected to the outside world.

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The same spot in the spring of 2009 void of all commerce and activity.

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Bridge just north of South Columbia yard.

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Delaware Otsego passenger train at the bridge.