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- Subject: PC: Prototype
- From: "Garrett Rea" <Garrett.Rea@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 08:00:48 -0000
>That said, at least 3 different cabooses have been restored to PC colors at
>various museums, former PRR/NH cars I believe.
Yes, I have seen those, and my hat is off to those folks. As far as color,
there was an article in the KEYSTONE a while back about a guy that painted
either an N8 or N5c in focal orange and hated it afterwards. I guess red
w/shadow keystone (the way they all get painted...) was his wish but why?
His was different and preserved a moment of PRR (and early PC) history.
Granted, a black PC E8 could be a bit of an eyesore due to size, but how
about a green and white smooth side passenger car (if any survive) or fluted
car with the black letter boards? I know that very few museums ever obtain
freight (esp second generation, IRM's six axle BN U boat is the only one I
can think of) diesels due to their value, but a step back, a GP7 would be
sharp. Unfortunately, the same GP7 in NYC would be pure nostalgia......
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