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PC: Re: GG1 4800/CR 7776
- Subject: PC: Re: GG1 4800/CR 7776
- From: "Gerhard A. Stuebben" <stuebben@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 13:43:43 -0600
Please see a photo of PC 4800 from my collection that Jerry has posted at
http://prozac.cwru.edu/jer/pc/index.html . It was taken on March 26, 1976
and is probably the last photo of this unit as PC since repainting was about
to take place.
So to answer your question, the engine was repainted during the last week of
March and early April 1976.
From: Garrett Rea <Garrett.Rea -AT- worldnet.att.net>
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, February 25, 2000 4:51 PM
Subject: PC: GG1 4800/CR 7776
>Unfortunately, the article does not state the
>start date of the job, but with the approach to CR brass and its being
>unveiled on April 11, 1976, I am sure both roads had an equal part. An
>interesting tidbit, the painter, a Mr. Ken Brown, was quoted, "It was a lot
>more fun than just spraying black". Article by Oliver E. Wagner, Jr..
>On the cover is CR GP38 (W/ATS box) and PC font on the Bi-Centennial paint,
>number 7776. Photographed in Pitcairn, PA in April 76 by Bob Reid
>No paint date either, but a list of painters' names, etc....
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