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Re: PC: What if?
- Subject: Re: PC: What if?
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 14:20:44 -0400 (EDT)
Chris Osterhus wrote:
> When I was surfing the web awhile ago, I found some simple
> line-drawlings of PRR and NYC locomotives...I was just screwing around
> with them, when it hit me; why not put PC lettering on them (but, in
> the same colors and styles used by the PRR and NYC, etc.)? Well, I went
> ahead with it, and now have a PRR-wannabe PC E8. I left the drawings
> alone, except for the lettering. Imagine a tuscan red E8A with 5 gold
> stripes on it, with "Penn Central" lettering on it! NYC F7s don't look
> to bad either!
According to Yanosey's _Penn Central Power_, there were a couple of
Penn Central E8's which were painted tuscan red and carried PC emblems.
I've never seen a photo of them myself, though. So Chris' "fantasy
drawing" is a lot closer to prototypical than he thought!
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