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Re: PC: Railfanning the last days of Conrail
- Subject: Re: PC: Railfanning the last days of Conrail
- From: mxb13@xxxxxxx (Mike Bezilla)
- Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 10:55:21 +0100
>Umm...not quite. While PRR engines were actually dark green, PC engines were
>painted in standard Pantone 13D black.
Hmm...I'm a bit skeptical here. I'd like to hear more about this. My
impression was that Juniata was still applying the green to PC power. I
don't know why new units from the builders would be any different. I'll
have to go thru my files to see if I have any info that would shed light on
this. I hope someone else could give us a definititive answer.
>Still, the thought of Thoroughbreds on Horse Shoe should be enough to make
>J. Edgar Thompson roll in his grave. (PRR once OWNED the N&W!)
My guess is that J. Edgar would be pleased. He admired efficiency and was
tight withn a penny and was a no-nonsense kind of guy--I think he'd fit
right in with the NS crowd.
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