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Re: PC: Penn Central Geep?
- Subject: Re: PC: Penn Central Geep?
- From: Andy <otay90@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 20:26:32 -0700
Looks like the answer is provided in our own PC forum.... (courtesy JWJ)
"Yep, that's the Geep that originally was at the museum in Wellsville,
WV, until it folded a few years ago. It was picked up (rescued from
scrapping) by the Ohio Central, and then traded to the Minerva Scenic
Railway. Recently, it was sold to LTEX. Apparently the locomotive is in
good condition, so it may end up being fixed up and sold or leased out.
The engine wears a "red P" paint scheme (which the original 7049 never
wore) and it has Conrail style numbers under the cab, but otherwise it
doesn't look too bad in its museum paint job."
That scrap yard is a tresure trove..who wouldn't want and SW or NW
headlight mounted on their wall?
robert.holzweiss -AT- gmail.com wrote:
> If you frequent RailPictures.net, you have probably already seen this
> I heard about this a long time ago but forgot the story behind the PC
> paint? Looks like CR blue underneath so I presume it really was the
> 7049. Who had it and why is it at Larry's?
> Also, George Hamlin has posted some nice PC content from the NYC area
> including the NY&LB some of which can be found here
> He has lost of good stuff. If you want to see more, just search his
> Best regards
> Bob Holzweiss
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