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PC: Re: Cattle cars on TV-12

TV12M used to have cattle cars on the head end well into the 80's-
1985-87ish I would guess. Some cars were dropped at Harrisburg, don't know
about Phila... I used to see that train frequently at Harrisburg in the
mid-80's. Usually 2 cars on the head end...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Hipes" <sthipes -AT- hotmail.com>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 10:51 PM
Subject: PC: Cattle cars on TV-12

> List members:
> After looking at a picture of TV-12, resplendent with a pair of 86' hi
> cattle cars on the head end, I started thinking, I know these cars carried
> hogs to a slaughterhouse in Philadelphia but which one?  Was this the last
> movement of livestock on Penn Central?  I'm going to assume TV12's
> made it a "NF" i.e. No Feed train.  Somehow, this movement lasted in the
> Conrail years, 1979 for sure but maybe 1980 or even '81.  I can check on
> that.  Any comments?
> Thanks,
> Steve Hipes
> CP-130  Main Line Burt to Columbus
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