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Re: PC: DD-1
- Subject: Re: PC: DD-1
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 19:31:30 -0500
Jim Hebner wrote:
> Did it run under PC?- I know it was on the property and think it was uses for
> wiretrain service in Sunnyside yard area - suspect it was used in tunnels with
> third rail in wiretrain service when the overhead was down. Does anyone have a
> retirment date?
According to _Penn Central Power_, it was sometime in 1969. I checked
various other sources, and that's the closest I could come up with.
You're correct on the wire train usage...the last remaining DD-1 held
down that job until retirement. All other DD-1s were scrapped by 1952
Jerry W. Jordak It's not the trains that amaze me--
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org it's the fish heads.
http://prozac.cwru.edu/jer/ -- Mark Bailey
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