krispy: You're referring to the June 6, 2000 trip: http://www.trainsarefun.com/nycrr/nycrr.htm
Yes, about 110 degrees in the coach!
On the way to the New Lots curve. NYA GP38-2 #268 on the north point, an ex-LIRR bay window caboose, LIRR passenger coach #2940, and NYA GP38-2 unit #261 south point. Photo/Archive: Steven Lynch