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PC: Re: PC technical information request (fwd)

I can't think of the name of the book... a softcover with a blue cover..
Diesels To Park Avenue?  it's all about FL9's and has some details on the
MTA scheme - 

Bill K.

> From: Jerry Jordak <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
> To: Penn Central Mailing List <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
> Subject: PC: PC technical information request (fwd)
> Date: Thursday, June 29, 2000 8:56 PM
> Greetings fellow listers,
> The following message came to me as part of the various "fan mail" I
> receive as webmaster of the Penn Central Railroad Home Page.
> Unfortunately, this request has me stumped, so I'm hoping that one or
> more of you might have information that could help these people out.
> I believe they are looking primarily for info on the blue and yellow
> MTA paint scheme that the FL9s wore during the 1970s.
> For those of you who have been with us for a while, these are the same
> people who manufacture the FL9 models in HO scale that were discussed
> here a number of months ago.
> Thanks,
> -Jer
> Branford Hobbies wrote:
> > NEW HAVEN TERMINAL is the manufacturing division of BRANFORD HOBBIES.
> > We are presently working on a line of HO scale model engines, including
> > some accurate representations of PC equipment.  Because a high
> > level of accurate detail is desired, we are looking for color
> > information regarding these various pieces of equipment.
> > 
> > Specifically, the EMD FL9, as used and painted for PC is the
> > subject of this inquiry.  There were several variations,
> > the schemes of which we are familiar.  Knowledge about the EXACT colors
> > used in these schemes is needed.  Can you advise us regarding this
> > matter?  Can we get paint samples in any form?  Is there a publication
> > or an individual expert we should be in contact with?
> > 
> > Any time rendered in behalf of this request is appreciated.  Respond
> > 
> > Email or call us at Branford Hobbies (203) 488-9865.  Ask for Neil or
> > Mark.

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