Coal Trestle Fire 2 – 11/05/1971

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The following 5 minute video was filmed on Nov. 5th, 1971 from a boat in Sodus Bay. The video is courtesy of Lou Rambo. A special thanks to Sandy Hopkins for obtaining a copy of this video. Editing by Bruce Farrington.


This video has some very spectacular footage of the Coal Trestle Fire that was accidentally set on fire as the structure was being dismantled on November 11, 1971. Lou Rambo took the video and at the time worked for Stu Sill. The video was shot from Stu’s tugboat: Sueanne S