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Re: PC: News letter
- Subject: Re: PC: News letter
- From: "Walter E. Gay" <waltrail@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 17:30:18 -0500
At 09:54 PM 11/9/98 -0000, you wrote:
>PC DISPATCH does sound okay with me. It get's the "geographical: question
>answered. The gang has responded that anything with "worms" just wouldn't
>cut it with the civilized folk.
>As far as the far-flung nature of the PC was concerned, DISPATCH does
>connote a wide-spread railroad. As of now, unless something better comes
>up, I;d go with it!!
>ALTHOUGH.... If we step back in time, and remember all of the railroads
>that the PC took on, and how the freight was sent over those lines as time
>progressed, we might not conjure up DISPATCH as the first word that came
>to mind. Maybe the question is more of "HOW" we want the PC to be
>remembered as opposed to "HOW" it really was? I stand ready with my
>Mike Rossi MFROSSI -AT- worldnet.att.net
Actually freight destined from the South to Potomac yard were called
"ACD"s (Atlantic Coast Dispatch) by the RF&P until 1987 when a CSX man started
running the rairoad and said that they should be refferred to as "POTS"!
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