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Re: PC: Re: PC/TPW power pool
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC/TPW power pool
- From: "Jim Six" <jimsix@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 14:06:27 -0500
The LV definitely did NOT have EMD locos with the extended front cab wall
(which was for dual control stands. The RDG SD45s had the extended front
wall and some Shore Line GP38s had the extended wall. But that was it.
Some of the Jersey Shore Line extended wall GP38s are still in service. I
saw one switching our Eastlake power plant last week. Would make an
From: james koo <l740 -AT- hotmail.com>
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 1998 1:54 PM
Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC/TPW power pool
>Dear List Members,
>Of all the ConRail predecessors, didn't only the Lehigh Valley(LV)
>have the GP-38AC? I believe that the LV GP-38ACs had the extended cab
>front wall. Unfortunately, I don't have the Conrail Motive Power
>Review by Paul Withers, or Conrail, volume 1 or 2, by Scott Hartly on
>me. Ditto for the Conrail Motive Power Review by Louis Marre, which
>may also prove useful. Thank you.
> James Koo
>>From: Conrailbob -AT- aol.com
>>Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 11:20:22 EST
>>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>>Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC/TPW power pool
>>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>>In a message dated 11/24/98 6:33:47 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>>pontiac -AT- dreamscape.com writes:
>><< Also, the extended cab wall is for a specific type of dual control
>> the two stands are linked to each other (The "Tandem" control stand)
>> that you can change sides without changing any settings, aimed at
>> and back-and-forth type service. only a few units ever had this,
>> on PC, 10 PR-SL and 5 RDG SD45's that I know of, whereas other roads
>> as EL had dual-control units that did not have this extended cab front
>> required more work to set them up for running opposite-end forward.
>> Did the PC's GP38AC's have the extended cab front wall as well?
>> Bob D.
>> Conrailbob -AT- aol.com
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