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Re: PC: Re: Re: Re: Re: B units

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nice pic of a Crandall cab in Chicago from dec 76 , they added a full cab
to a B unit...

On Wed, 31 Mar 1999, Chris Osterhus wrote:

>I remember reading an article in MR about Chicago & Northwestern RR's 
>"Crandall Cabs." These were created by adding a full cab to one end of 
>an E-unit. Apparently the C&NW needed more A-units to lead the commuter 
>--Chris Osterhus
>Central Penn Station
>>Was the Haysi B unit their own or did they buy is second hand from a 
>>road? Did the unit have dynamics? Would make an interesting model ot a 
>>Unit with cab window. Come to think of it RI had a modified 1000 HP E7 
>>Unit built by EMD with a Gas-Electric style cab end and baggage 
>>later fitted with another 1000 HP engine. It's purpose was to operate 
>as a B
>>unit with a two sectrion train that was split enroute.
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