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Re: PC: Speculative Modelling
- Subject: Re: PC: Speculative Modelling
- From: "Chris Osterhus" <su_carbs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 16:21:06 PST
>> [Assume subsidized passenger operations and bail out loan to PC in
>> this worked and the PC survived. Now, based upon these two major
>> assumptions, model what a healthy PC would look like in 1998!
>C44-9W's in black and white worms hauling coalporters through central
>AMD103's in silver mist aluminum with black worms running the 20th
>past Croton Harmon, NY.
>An Operation Lifesaver SD60 with PC logos...
>SD80 & 90 MAC's pulling strings of auto racks out of Detroit
>PC divests itself of the New Haven branch and we see a return of the
>McGinnis paint to New England. (Guilford doesn't exist in my dream
>so the Red, Black and White FL9's would have "NH" on the side, not a
>Reading the newspapers about the proposed Penn Central takeover of
>the failing CSX-NS merger. :^)
>Heck, we are fantasizing here, right?
Suppose also that PC remained profitable, but Conrail took over
everybody else (e.g. LV, Reading, CNJ, et al.). What would happen then?
Would PC be bidding on the remains of CR+CSX&NS? Who knows, but it
would make an interesting modelling scenario! Imagine ex-CR, NS,and CSX
rolling stock with their logos replaced by PC worms!!!
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