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Re: PC: ex NYC GP35s - nose doohickey
- Subject: Re: PC: ex NYC GP35s - nose doohickey
- From: "Peter King" <info@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 10:41:56 -0500
That's it. I thought it had to do with ATS, but couldn't remember for sure.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Jordak" <jer -AT- smellycat.com>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: PC: ex NYC GP35s - nose doohickey
> Peter King wrote:
>> A friend sent me a picture of a PC (ex NYC) GP35. It has a cylindrical
>> shape on the right side of the nose, on a bracket. There's a conduit
>> coming out of the bottom. I've seen this on the NYC GP40s as well.
>> Anyone know what it is?
> Kind of like this one?
> If so, that was part of NYC's Automatic Train Stop (ATS) equipment. ATS
> would automatically stop a train if it went past a stop signal. I think
> the system was removed shortly after the bankruptcy in 1970. Some of our
> former PC engineers on this list can probably elaborate on this.
> Some ex-NYC Geeps also had this equipment, such as this one:
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