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Re: PC: PC Loco and Caboose Questions;ALCO Question
- Subject: Re: PC: PC Loco and Caboose Questions;ALCO Question
- From: ddevene <ddevene@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 22:49:52 -0400
Carl K Vogel wrote:
> Doug & readers;
> Please tell me more about that U-25B. Being new to this forum, that "NH"
> stands for New Hampshire?? Where they green.
> I ask because did any pass through from PC to CR??? I am running a CR
> U25-B and would like to know if I am even close to prototypical.
> Carl K.Vogel
> Chief Engineer
> Taunton & Tuckerton Railway
> On Wed, 24 Sep 1997 10:10:39 -0400 (EDT) DougTblood -AT- aol.com writes:
> >In a message dated 97-09-23 20:33:55 EDT, you write:
> >> In regards to the x-NH GP-9's, I don't know their disposition,
> >however at
> >> least one sat for awhile in the deadline at Selkirk. It was losing
> >> black
> >> paint and the "NH" was clearly showing through. This was within
> >the past
> >> ten
> >> years, well into the Conrail era.
> >GP-9 #7272 it was, I snapped it in Jan 1985 ( I remember it was wicked
> >cold). There was also a U25-B that looks like a ex NH judging by the
> >bleed thru on the side sill ( #2565). If I remember I'll dupe and scan
> >at some point....
> >Doug Trueblood
The majority of the U-25B's made it into Conrail, including the New
Haven ones. Actually, a lot of former road power made it into Conrail,
but did not necessarily last once Conrail started to thin things out.
Seems as most of the U-25B's started dying off in the early 80's, along
with most of the older 2nd generation power.
Dale A. DeVene Jr.
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