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RE: PC: What if?

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>What's your thoughts?

You asked for it...

>What if
>New Haven was placed in trust with the Erie Lackawanna and not with Penn
>Central?  New Haven was a major interchange partner with EL.  

Or more like, what if the NH had merged with the NYO&W which they controlled
when it was abandoned?

>The LV could have possibly merged with NW (ex-Nickel Plate) along with a
>merger of Reading with B&O/WM.  

The Reading and CNJ were slated for inclusion in Chessie System (B&O owned
the Reading which owned the CNJ)) but Chessie didn't want to assume the
massive debt that Reading and CNJ had developed by the time ConRail was

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