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Re: PC: Ore Jennys

with the mega mergers a a car could go on forever without interchange....
although the UP found out that is not a good idea when a string of old MP
cement hoppers derailed near here a week or so back.  Ya gotta renew

Photograph a train today!

-----Original Message-----
From: Icepengwyn -AT- aol.com <Icepengwyn@aol.com>
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <penn-central@smellycat.com>
Date: Wednesday, June 09, 1999 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: PC: Ore Jennys

>In a message dated 6/9/99 2:32:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>pontiac -AT- dreamscape.com writes:
><< I remember reading someplace that 40 years was the age limit for
> frieght cars, they could no longer be interchanged in revenue service
> that point.  I've forgotten if it was an ICC rule or who's though, so I
> don't know if it still applies to the railroads or not.  >>
>I'm pretty sure it's the ICC, and I think it is now been changed to 50
>but for cars built after a certain date.

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