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Re: PC: RE: HO PC/AMT Modelling Question -Reply

I've seen some reports of an unidentified, very beat former Amtrak E8 in
New Orleans or another southern city, could the 496 have somehow escaped

Also, there is an E8 in Indiana someplace in full PC paint, rotting away,
with pictures online.  wish I still had the url on that one - 

Bill's Syracuse rail page 

: From: KEMACPRR -AT- aol.com
: To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
: Subject: Re: PC: RE: HO PC/AMT Modelling Question -Reply
: Date: Friday, June 26, 1998 12:29 AM
: The 5 E-8 units converted to HEP by PC were all Ex PRR units. Of the 5
: originals 4 still exist Conrail 4020 was AMT 498 ex PRR 5809. The 4021
was AMT
: 499 ex PRR 5711. The AMT 496 was scrapped. The 495 and 497 became the
: Mtn. and Reading  5706 and 5898 both were repainted in thePRR  5 stripe
: and returned to their original numbers.   Not sure what the original #
was on
: the 496. 
:                                                                   Ken

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