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Re: PC: GP9 roof details
- Subject: Re: PC: GP9 roof details
- From: "Jim Kosty" <j_kosty@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 12:38:29 PST
Some of the earlier GP9 units had the smaller 36" fans, while the later PRR
ones had the 48" fans. The ex - NH GP9s had the Hancock air whistles (looks
like a small electric megaphone, model part available) instead of horns. I
was looking at the Fallen Flags Penn Central photos on George Elwood's site.
There are several red P GP9s on there, and there were at least one of each
style fan arrangement, both dynamic brake equipped. Watch out for
winterization hatches too, and horn placement, radio antennas and the like.
I want to do a late GP9 in the red P scheme myself.
>From: "Chris Osterhus" <su_carbs -AT- hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: PC: GP9 roof details
>Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 09:48:32 PST
>I'm still working on my GP9 project. Thanks go out to all who responded
>about the steam generators and hopper cars. My next question is: Did any PC
>GP9's have any unusual roof details? Most of my GP9 pictures are of the
>sides. Does anybody have one of the roof? I'm particularly interested in
>units painted with the red "p."
>Thanks in advance.
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