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Re: PC: PC80041
- Subject: Re: PC: PC80041
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 05:48:16 -0500
Randy & Sharon Mower wrote:
> I've been working on adding some new photos to my Conrail site and came
> across a slide in my collection I've been trying to identify. I took a
> picture of a unit numbered PC 80041. This engine looks like a switcher
> which has had its cab extended at the back, also the front headlight was
> blanked out. This engine still had its front radiator grill but had a
> lube plate stencil which would seem to indicate it was classified as a
> car. Was this some type of switcher that was converted to a power car?
> I'm not sure but it looks like it may have started as a SW-1. Anyone
> know the story behind this engine/car?
There's a photo of the 80041 in Yanosey's PC Power, which says that
it was converted from an SW1 into a midtrain remote control power unit
for their ballast cleaning train.
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