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Re: PC: LV/tandem control stands
- Subject: Re: PC: LV/tandem control stands
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 17:46:42 -0500
Lehigh Valley had 4 GP38AC's which are all in service and slated to go to
they were basic models with the only real options being dynamic brakes.
They did not have a tandem control stand - the only units to have this were
a few PC 38's for specific services, a number of PR-SL GP38's and the 5 RDG
SD45's. (Anyone know why these SD45's had that feature?) These are the
only GP38AC's on Conrail and are lumped in with the other GP38's as
7656-7659 despite being internally more or less a dash-2.
The LV also had 12 GP38-2's which are now CP rail property (with the
excetion of 2 lost to wrecks) after going to the D&H on C-day.
hmm, if they called the start of Conrail "C-day" is the end of Conrail
> From: james koo <l740 -AT- hotmail.com>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC/TPW power pool
> Date: Wednesday, November 25, 1998 1:59 PM
> 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
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