Discussion of the past and present operations of the Long Island Rail Road.

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  by MACTRAXX
 
Norton: Good find in one of "Dan's Papers" - The "East Hampton Summer Sun"about this August 1976
Amagansett derailment. GP38-2 250 was mentioned - just months old from EMD at that time.

This Dan's Paper edition turned out to not only have information in regard to this wreck the writing about
the 50th anniversary of the Pickle Works wreck in Calverton is a good historical read.

Two other wrecks are noted - one in East Hampton back in 1966 - and a French grade crossing mishap.
The content is found on the first ten pages of this posted Dan's Paper edition.

On page 10 one of the editors under the "Chief Typhoon" Dan Rattiner is none other than Ron Ziel.
Anyone that has read any of Dan's Papers in past decades remembers Dan Rattiner had an interesting
sense of humor in his writing style seeing the lighter side of situations such as these from this edition. :wink:

MACTRAXX
  by freightguy
 
Wow, great old school reporting vs today!
  by dieciduej
 
freightguy wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:17 am Wow, great old school reporting vs today!
Back when the Mk. 1 human had a longer attention span and not the present 280 character limit!