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Re: PC: NS (and PC paint schemes)


Thanks for the nice comments on NS.  Black, yes, Santa Fe is a
prettier shot but what can you do.  I guess black a white represents
conservatism which is rampent on NS until they "go-for-it" then look


---Jerry Jordak <jer -AT- smellycat.com> wrote:
> orville ingram wrote:
> > I hope that you can get used to the black horse showing up around
your area.
> > NS operates a great railroad and operates with great efficiency and
> > profit.
> > NS is in the business of railroading and plans on operating the
> > Conrail portion with safety and profit.
> OK folks, before everyone takes me to task for the NS comments:
> Orville is right. NS *is* a great railroad, probably the best-run
> in the US. I have a great deal of respect for them as a company.
> I even have friends that work for NS.
> I just wish they'd get real a paint scheme. It would make
> photographing their trains a lot more enjoyable..... :-)
> Now I know what you're thinking, and you're right: PC was a black and
> white railroad too. However, I just personally like the PC scheme over
> the NS one. I think PC looked better because they used less white
> on the hood. Of course, the killer scheme was the "red P" scheme. That
> little splash of color I think makes all the difference. Too bad the
> "red team green team" mismash put a kybosh on that scheme....
> Anyone have a favorite PC paint scheme?
> Later,
> -Jer
> -- 
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