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Re: PC: interesting errata

You could also detour the D&H sharks over the line--they would be right for
late 70's.

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----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry Jordak <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: PC: interesting errata

> Chris Osterhus wrote:
> > Along with the RF16, I managed to score an old Tyco Alco 4-motor. I'd
> > to paint it in PC colors as well. Trouble is, I can't figure out if it's
> > C430, or 425 because my photos are somewhat grainy. Did these units have
> > odd details?
> It's a C430...notice the box behind the cab. The big problem with that
> model (besides the fact that it's a Tyco!) is the trucks....the NYC/PC
> C430's had the hi-adhesion trucks, not to pseudo-AAR Type B trucks that
> the Tyco model has (which are too wide if I remember right). The only
> two C430's built with the AAR Type B trucks were the Reading's pair.
> I actually have one of those Tyco C430's packed in a box somewhere.
> Mine was the "Silver Streak"....I ran it on my passenger train with
> my Life-Like Amtrak cars....when I was 10.... :-)
> Don't know of any MGA decals offhand. Maybe if Jim Kosty gets
> ambitious one day...
> That does give me a great idea though....how I can justify a Shark on
> my PC-era layout! Wonder if the MGA Sharks might have ever gotten
> lost and wandered around north of Pittsburgh on the PC...? >-)
> -JWJ
> --
> Jerry W. Jordak                   It's not the trains that amaze me--
> mailto:jer@smellycat.com          it's the fish heads.
> http://www.smellycat.com/jer/                   -- Mark Bailey
> Acts 16:31   <><

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