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Re: PC: P&LE/PC question

For those interested you can see some examples of P&LE engine schemes about 1982
on my web site.  Some of the U-boats had a letter style which looked "NYCish".
(small P&LE under cab window and numbers).

You can see them at http://www.trainweb.org/randysrr/
(select randy's Railroads and click on P&LE)


Jerry Jordak wrote:

> Garrett Rea wrote:
> > When did the P&LE become its own?
> P&LE began its march towards independence from Penn Central in 1970 or
> 1971, not too long after the PC bankruptcy, when as a result of
> litigation between P&LE and PC over debt owed P&LE, all PC personnel
> on the Board of Directors left their positions and were filled from
> within. It was still owned by PC, but the P&LE pretty much ran their
> own railroad after that. P&LE was sold to PLECO (Pittsburgh & Lake
> Erie Company) on 2/27/79, at which time the P&LE was a completely
> independent railroad. (Source: Trains magazine article, July 1981.)
> > Did any locomotives have identification between P&LE, P&E, T&OC, etc... and
> > PC?
> Three P&LE U28Bs (2809-2811) were leased to PC from 1969-1971. During
> this time, they wore PC paint and emblems, with P&LE sublettering on
> the side of the cab. (Source: PC Power)
> I don't know of any P&E locomotives wearing both P&E and PC lettering
> or emblems, but that's not to say that there weren't any. AFAIK, there
> were no T&OC-lettered locomotives during the later NYC or PC eras.
> Later,
> -Jer
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