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Re: PC: From the NS takeover updates:

it seems like a small number for the size of the road to have lasted untill
1998, anyhow - that's when these figures are for.   Just in comparing to
the other roads it's tiny.  but then New Haven is left out completely, so
who knows how accurate it is -


> From: Bob Rothrock <bobr -AT- tridelta.com>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com; penn-central@smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: From the NS takeover updates:
> Date: Monday, November 23, 1998 2:24 PM
> At 10:03 AM 11/21/98 -0500, penn-central -AT- smellycat.com wrote:
> >>
> >>Odd that PC is so small, perhaps because it was only around and solvent
> >>such a short time?
> >>
> >>Bill K. 
> >>
> Bill:
>    PC did a lot of hiring in the Cleveland area during the early 70's in
> both train and engine service, as well as clerks, tower operators, car
> dept., etc. What happened here was a significant cutback of low-seniority
> hires following Conrail's startup when (more senior) Erie-Lackawanna
> personnel bumped onto the rosters as opposed to taking a buyout when
> districts were eliminated during the re-structure. I suspect this
> was the case system-wide, although 82 does seem like an awfully small
> of PC people to have made it to April '76.
> Bob Rothrock

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