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Re: PC: Why no money?
- Subject: Re: PC: Why no money?
- From: EMDSD80MAC@xxxxxxx
- Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 23:09:18 EST
- Content-disposition: Inline
The New Haven was THE masterpiece of railroading wish lists.
Their flawless mainlines were groomed daily by armies of laborers.
Their passenger trains, their top priority, were second to none.
Their equipment, the newest, the best, was lovingly maintained in the MOST
number of terminals.
Their schedules were militaristically maintained without excuses.
Their bosses were among the toughest, their paint schemes unique.
They defaulted three times from 1900 'til their demise in 1969.
Yet, the New Haven was NOT the reason for the decline of the Penn Central,
but rather, yet another excuse that the "Red team" of Philadelphia exploited
in what was one of the most criminal enterprises that America has ever
known...The biggest Corporate failure in American history..."The Wreck of the
Penn Central" Thank Mr. Saunders and Mr. Bevan. But, You know what? Out of it
came a more healthy attitude toward railroad management.
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