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Re: PC: Re: PC Passenger car book

My 2 cents
Passenger trains are used as a nuisance on my layout, something to get in
the way of the way freights and keep the through freight engineers on their
toes.  Since they serve no other operational function on the layout, (Plus
my PC era is post Amtrak) detailed passenger cars would be low priority.  I
have a couple F40's and some Amtoobs, and they make me happy for what I

-----Original Message-----
From: S C Sillato <ssillato -AT- gcfn.org>
To: rharris -AT- columbus.k12.oh.us <rharris@columbus.k12.oh.us>
Cc: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <penn-central@smellycat.com>
Date: Monday, January 22, 2001 5:19 PM
Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC Passenger car book

>On Mon, 22 Jan 2001 rharris -AT- columbus.k12.oh.us wrote:
>> Jerry Jordak says:
>> Right now we already have one book project going?the PC passenger car
>> reprint. I'm sure that before we start a project to publish a locomotive
>> book that we'd have to first look at the sales of the passenger car book
>> see if it would be fiscally a worthwhile venture (hint, hint).
>> IMO, sales of a passenger car book should never be used as a measure of
>> potential success of a book on either locomotives or freight cars.
>> in my opinion, the only good passenger car is painted yellow for MOW
>> service, so a book along passenger car lines wouldn't move me to buy it,
>> even though it is PC.
>> Robin L. Harris
>I have to agree with Robin.  I'm not much of a passenger car buff, other
>than riding on them.  Would it be worth doing a poll on my list to see the
>interest from the modelers side?
>Steve Sillato
>Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.

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