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Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
- From: Jim Hebner <hebnerj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 15:40:23 -0400
The NYC bay window classes were N7, N7A, N7B, N7C
I think the wood NYC cabooses were around until just before the merger. The
NYC N6A was the final wood caboose killer - and I think a Union agreement had
something to do with it.
I will try to double check tonight but I also think NH had about 5 PRR built N5s
Bill K. wrote:
> What class were the NYC cabs? I wasn't aware of any NYC cupola caboose
> after the wood ones were disposed of in 1963. The B&M had some identical
> cabooses though.
> I still say PC gets the award for weirdest/ugliest cabooses, between these
> cars and the Santa Fe ones with the "chopped top" -
> > From: Jejunabra -AT- aol.com
> > To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> > Subject: Re: PC: Re: NH Cabooses
> > Date: Tuesday, August 25, 1998 9:27 PM
> > The New Haven cabooses's cupolas are more square in shape than those of
> > similar Pennsylvania Railroad cabooses. Also, New York Central had some
> > cabooses that were very similar to those of the New Haven Railroad.
> These, too
> > had the cupola windows plated over and bay windows installed. I hope this
> > satisfactorilly answers your question.
> > James Mancuso
> > jejunabra -AT- AOL.com.
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