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Re: PC: Re: Re: PC H-12-44 #8315

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001 17:17:41 -0400, penn-central -AT- smellycat.com wrote:

>  In fact these were considered SW1200's by Reading, were rebuilt by EMD
>  a 567 plus EMD hood and radiator, and were numbered into a class that
>  included about a dozen all-EMD SW1200's.  Believe only cab, frame,
>  and a segement of the hood remained BLW.  Some got full Conrail dress,
>  others blue paint and/or just CR stencils.   MKT and CN&W had similar
>  EMD-rebuilt units also - PC and Conrail were not the only ones doing full
>  scale kitbashing (like the Dewitt RSD15/RSD4 slug set).
Elgin, Joliet and Eastern in the Chicago area also had refitted Baldwins. 12
of their custom Baldwin 6-6-2000s were refitted by EMD with 567-series
engines and SW-style hoods which actually bulged out a couple inches on the
sides. EJ&E had 6 more reengined with newer Baldwin mills, and two were

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