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PC: Re: Re: PC80041 -Reply
- Subject: PC: Re: Re: PC80041 -Reply
- From: "NEW HAVEN U25B" <ERIE-LACKAWANNA@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 22:21:22 -0500
PRR also had half GG-1's without a snow blower and used as two separate
engines in MOW service. I only saw the ones lettered PRR never any under PC.
But being single units they did operate under their own power which was why
PRR was able to make two engines out of one
From: Garrett Rea <glrea -AT- earthlink.net>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 1999 9:39 PM
Subject: PC: Re: PC80041 -Reply
>>I also have a question for PC listers - When PC cut GG1 4846 in half and
>>used it a a snow blower around the Wilmington shop complex could the
>>unit move under its own power? I have read conflicting opinions of this.
>>When Amtrak took over the Wilmington shops they used the locomotive
>>as a switcher. Is this accurate? The unit was not scrapped until 09/83.
>>For a photo of the unit see Odds and Ends in PC Power.
>I have seen this 1/2 GG1 in back issues of RNE- cannot check tonite, will
>look when I get a chance, have to do some work and watch the deal on the
>AMTRAK wreck. I have a press release/statement from NARP on this if anyone
>wants, e-mail me and I will send it.
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