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Re: PC: Re: RFK Funeral Train

weldon wrote:

> I was watching something on Jackie O on A&E or History or something, and it
> had a segment on RFK's last ride.  There was a considerable amount of
> footage from the cortage, but I didn't see anything of the equipment itself.
> The film looked like newsreel footage, and there were considerable crowds
> both on platforms and along the track.  I remember thinking as I watched
> this, one G-motor running east bound, and these people are toast!
> Lee
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Garrett Rea <Garrett.Rea -AT- worldnet.att.net>
> To: Penn Central <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
> Date: Wednesday, December 08, 1999 7:32 PM
> Subject: PC: RFK Funeral Train
> >Gents:
> >
> >In PC power, there is a comment w/the RFK train photos about the train
> being
> >late and "trackside fatalities".  It also states that the photographer had
> a
> >cop pull a gun on him.  Why was the police (secret service?) so cautious,
> >due to the nature of RFK's demise I suppose.  Were the fatalities
> >train-mourner related?
> >
> >It also said that the procession was brodcast on TV, does this footage
> still
> >exist?  TV or national archives?
> >
> >What is the disposition of PC business car (funeral car) 120?  A friend of
> >my father (his college roomate) bid on it back in the 70s when PC was
> >selling a fleet of business cars, but they all went for more than what he
> >had set on them.
> >
> >Garrett Rea
> >
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> >That's exactly what happened in Elizabeth, N.J. with number 50.

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