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PC: Re: Green PC Geep in Columbus?
- Subject: PC: Re: Green PC Geep in Columbus?
- From: "Walt Gay" <waltrail@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 23:05:43 -0500
Interesting, I know tyco made some green geeps!<G>
grumpy ex-car knocker
Walt's Hobby Shop
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Jordak" <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
To: "Penn Central Mailing List" <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 10:09 PM
Subject: PC: Green PC Geep in Columbus?
> Hi everyone,
> Here's one that has me at a loss, and I'm hoping someone might be able to
> shed some light on this:
> A visitor to my PC web site mailed me a few days ago and said he had a
> picture of himself, brother, and grandparents on a green PC locomotive at
> Buckeye Yard in Columbus, Ohio, taken when he was 5-6 years old. He asked
> me if I had any more pictures of green PC locomotives.
> I wrote back and basically gave him the "silly rabbit, PC engines are
> black; sure it wasn't a caboose?" answer. Here was his reply:
> > Yes, I am sure it is a locomotive. I found the picture, and the PC road
> > number is 7218. I do not know if it is a GP or SD. I think it may be a
> > It is a teal color with the white worms. We were climbing down the rear
> > the loco. I sure do miss exploring the yard and watching the cars roll
> > the hump.
> Well, needless to say, this one has me stumped. Except for DSI #15, I'm
> aware of any PC units, much less GP9s, that were painted green. Then
> I should know better to say "never" when it comes to PC.
> Can any of you with larger PC slide collections check and see if there is
> any photographic proof of a green PC 7218 out there? I'm truly baffled on
> this one, as I figured if PC had any green engines, *everyone* would know
> about them.
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