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RE: PC: FW: 10 question electric quiz

1. correct


3. Chestnut Hill(West) Branch

4. E44's

5. correct

6. Left out Elizabeth, North Elizabeth, Rahway, Metuchen, Edison, and Jersy Avenue.

7. correct

8. correct

9. correct

10. correct

Extra Credit

correct, "Platinum Mist"

Harrisburg Yard

Thanks for playing!!


From: 	Gene.Fusco -AT- lsil.com[SMTP:Gene.Fusco@lsil.com]
Sent: 	Monday, December 28, 1998 12:29 PM
To: 	penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
Subject: 	Re: PC: FW: 10 question electric quiz

> 1. What does SEPTA stand for?

Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority

> 2. Name all the  block towers SEPTA still operates.


> 3. The SEPTA branch breaking off from the NEC at North Philly is named
> what?

Norristown line?

> 4. What was the first PRR electric outfitted with dynamic brakes?


> 5. What modification did PRR execute on GG1 4800 that kept it from ever
> pulling passenger trains again?

Steam generator-ectomy

> 6. Name all the active stations between New York Penn and Trenton WITHOUT
> looking at a schedule.

Ack! Um,

Metro Park (Iselin)
New Brunswick
Princeton Jct

> 7. Is PORTAL a swing or draw bridge?

Swing bridge over Hackensack river in Secaucus, NJ.  Site of November 1996
Amtrak derailment

> 8. What was PATH called when it was owned by the PRR?

Hudson & Manhattan, I think...

> 9. What does the EP in EP-5 stand for?

Electric Passenger  (or Exceptionally Powerful :^)

> 10. How many GG1's where built?



> What is the paint scheme AMTRAK put on its GG1's(besides the black)?

Sliver sides, red "noses" and single blue stripe. "Amtrak" in black.

> What is possibly the only place on the PRR system you can find wooden
> catenary poles?

At the wash racks at Sunnyside

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