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Re: PC: U25B Penn Central Logo....oops

  Gee, I can think of a bunch of funnys that could be possible here!!!

{{{evil grin}}} Todd out!!

Jim Kosty wrote:

> Not as impossible as one might think.  I have seen a Conrail ballast car
> that was lettered with large CR - stle lettering "CORNAIL".  I have also
> seen an Erie Lackawanna Baldwin roadswitcher where the hood doors had been
> changed out and it read "ERIRIE LACKAWANNA".  Also, there was a Seaboard
> Coast Line U25C in Hornell for rebuilding to go to Mexico in the late
> seventies that read "SEABOR LICOASLINE" on its side.  I also saw another PC
> U25B that read "PENN PENN" on the sides, with no logo, as was often the
> scheme applied, if any in the seventies.
> I remember being at Himrod in early CR days in upstate NY.  A local with an
> ex - PC U25B had a blue battery box door, while the rest of the unit was
> black.  Then a northbound came by, and it had a blue U25B with a black
> battery box door bearing the former NYC number of the other U25B with the
> blue door!  What were the chances of seeing them like that?  Also, some Erie
> Lackawanna SD45 got the same treatment with a traction motor blower buldge
> off another EMD where the maroon and yellow stripes were several inches
> lower than on the main carbody.  There was also a Fruit Growers Express
> reefer out there that had "SOLID CLOD" on its side, instead of the intended
> slogan "Solid Cold".  Where there's a human touch, there's somehow soon to
> be mistakes.  It sure keeps things interesting!
> Jim Kosty
> >
> >
> >It is possible that they took the doors from another unit and put it on
> >this unit...Alot of this happened in PC days....they would take doors
> >that were damaged off of a unit and put good doors from another unit on
> >it.  Just a guess on my part....couldnt imagine a shop person letting the
> >unit out with misapplied logo like the one shown in the picture...
> >
> >On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Kevin Lehman wrote:
> >
> > > Check out the logo they put on this U25B it`s on
> > >wrong.
> > >
> > >http://community-2.webtv.net/KEVINLEHMAN/U25BPennCentralLogo/
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >=====
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