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PC: Re: (erielack) Conrail

Yes there will still be Blue to photography, Conrail just order 39 SD-70
Locomotive Kits to be assembled at Juniata, 15 to CSX, 24 to NS and the
remianed to Conrail. All engines will be painted in the Conrail Blue
locomotive scheme.

	- Dave

> From: bill <alcoman -AT- net.bluemoon.net>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com; erielack@internexus.net;
PRR-Talk -AT- dsop.com; crts@worldnet.att.net
> Cc: alcoman -AT- bluemoon.net
> Subject: (erielack) Conrail 
> Date: Thursday, February 26, 1998 11:06 PM
> Not really wanting to state the obvious but one  thing we all need to
> in mind is that in just a few short months CR will be added to the
> list of "Fallen Flags"  yes this will be by merger and not a
> experience that was had in 1968 or even in 1976.  
> But in 2 years will there be any Big Blues around left to photograph or
> video or anything, I was 12 in 1976 and lived in an area served by the
> (Springville NY).  Older fans scoff at the fact that my friends and I are
> fans of Conrail.  But what they fail to realize is that for us, THE
> railroad is CR.  I love the NYC and the Pennsy and the B&O and the Erie.
> We didnt get the chance to see (or if we did see em we were extremly
> NYC E's and F's pulling passenger trains or RS3's pulling transfer
> freights, or SD9's pulling trains around Horseshoe Curve in Brunswick
> I am not lamenting the fact that I was born in 1964, all I am doing is
> reminding ALL fans that in a couple of years CR will be in the same place
> as PRR/NYC/PC/EL and ALL the rest.
> William J. Enser                   Co-Network Administrator
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