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Re: PC: New Haven Schemes - was PC Loco and Caboose Questions;ALCO

Gene Fusco wrote:
> > You bet!  I've got Kodachromes of blue "flying bricks" complete with can
> > openner.
> I had a hunch that some did.  The freight motors seemed to be indestructable.
> Too bad the Jets (EP-5s) didn't have the same longevity.  Too many horses
> packed into too small a car body.
> My research shows that at least *one* E-33 has been preserved.  This is
> at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.  It is classified back to it's
> original owner, the Virginian Railway, as an EL-3a, #131.
> Does anyone know if it has been restored, or has it just been "saved"
> from the torch?
> What about any of the ex-NYC passenger and freight motors like the P2s?
> I remember watching electrics getting swapped on and off trains in White
> Plains and Harmon back in '67 and '68.
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Thankfully, she has been restored to her original Virginian colors of
black body and yellow striping.  

Dale DeVene

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