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Re: PC: Fw: (erielack) EL Power On PC Maybrook Trains
- Subject: Re: PC: Fw: (erielack) EL Power On PC Maybrook Trains
- From: Mark_Branibar@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 11:50:15 -0500
To add more questions to this, many times the PC power ran straight through
to Port Jervis. And some times the trains were solid PC power. Besides PC
GE six-axle power, the ex-NH U25B's (2660-2685) also showed up in Port
Jervis on this train.
"Jerry W. Jordak"
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11/07/2008 10:03 PC: Fw: (erielack) EL Power On PC
PM Maybrook Trains
Please respond to
A friend of mine sent me the following email, asking if I knew the
answer as to why PC power almost always led on the joint PC/EL trains
between Maybrook and Cedar Hill. I don't know why. Anyone know?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:28 PM
Subject: RE: (erielack) EL Power On PC Maybrook Trains
>> Looking at my newest addition to the library, PENN CENTRAL IN
>> COLOR V1, I noted the two excellent photos of the PC/EL
>> Maybrook run throughs on page 53. Both show PC U33C leaders
>> in both directions.
>> The book ERIE LACKWANNA TRACKSIDE WITH THE McCARTHYS also has
>> two photos of these trains, again with PC leaders on both.
>> Question is, did EL power ever lead these trains. If not,
>> why? Also, are there any photos online, or in publications,
>> of these trains on the PC?
> I have seen photos of EL power leading these trains, but the PC guys
> liked having their newer power on there. For a while, the PC's new U33Cs
> were very common on these trains.
> There were photos posted to the list a while back of the trains crossing
> the Poughkeepsie Bridge, but that's the only shots I've ever seen of
> this train on the PC.
> - Paul
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