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Re: TRAINS Mag doing 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Last N. G. Freights

February 08, 2018 09:53AM avatar
trainrider47 Wrote:
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> Russ, if the all boxcar photo you have above is
> the last train, I count 14, not 17 box cars.

You're right, Micheal.  The brain farts affecting three of my posts above have been corrected . . .

> There is only one stealth rider car. There was
> going to be a second one but the RR hijacked
> the rebuild to have another standard box for
> storage.  If it's finished, it could be added to
> the consist, but you still need to somehow ac-
> commodate 80 people. That means outfit cars
> and plenty [of] rider gons.


I'm not among the official planners, Michael -

Just a gadfly contributing memories, a few photos, and nostalgic encouragement to the commemoration of an historic event.  SFAIK it's going to be much more a commemoration than a re-enactment, although – as I've pointed out – re-enactment of the front half of the westbound train shouldn't be too difficult.  Getting good Phraud-O-Graphs® of the train will be another challenge, though, as trees close to the r.o.w. have grown A LOT in the intervening 50 years (see [ngdiscussion.net]), not to mention the much-improved but no longer histœrical well-ballasted roadbed . . .     eye rolling smiley

- El Abuelo Histœrico, Greengo y Curmudgeoño de los Locomoturas Viejos y Verdes,
aka Der Grossväterlich DünkelOlivGrünDampfKesselMantelLiebHabender




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