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PC: Re: PC 23662
- Subject: PC: Re: PC 23662
- From: "Edward A. O'Lena" <edolena@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 06 Sep 1998 08:34:30 -0400
Yes, this is one of the units with the cupola sealed off and a water
tank installed there. Conrail did reconfigure the stove area and also
the seats we beleive. We are looking for floor plans and pics of the
interior in it's as rebuilt look.. Also if you know where to find the
original butcher block flooring we need that too..
Bill K. wrote:
> Is that one of the cars turned bay-window?
> I don't think Conrail would have done much, I've been in some other kinds
> of cabooses and other than the PRR car having a generator inside (which may
> have been original anyhow) they looked untampered with. In the case of
> this car they could have removed the access to the cupola area? I'd think
> PC would have done that though. Car is too old for CR to have spent much
> time on I'd think -
> I know applying logic to railroads is risky at best :o) but I hope it helps
> a little -
> > From: Edward A. O'Lena <edolena -AT- wtco.net>
> > To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> > Subject: PC: PC 23662
> > Date: Saturday, September 05, 1998 7:33 PM
> > The Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury, CT is in the process of restoring
> > a PC N8-A Cabbose to it's "as rebuilt" 7-70 condition. We have painted
> > the exterior to it's PC colors and has been in Railpace and in Railfan
> > in pix from the night shoot at our Spring Show. The interior is another
> > matter, it has gone through "conrailization and because of broken
> > windows needs some major floor work. Our problem is that we have no
> > interior pictures of an N8-A and no floor plan or Blue prints. If
> > anyone could help with these it would be MUCH appreciated.
> > Other info that might help would be info or pictures of this hack in her
> > original configuration as NH NE-6 No. 687.
> > Visit the DRM: http://www.danbury.org/org/drm/
> > Thank you for any assistance,
> > Ed O'Lena
> > edolena -AT- wtco.net
> > "Hey Bill, Is that a Genesis unit or the box it came in?"
"No other road, no other way. No day but today." JL
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