Discussion relating to the Penn Central, up until its 1976 inclusion in Conrail. Visit the Penn Central Railroad Historical Society for more information.

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3/12/72 - HERNDON, PA.
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2018: 50th anniversary of the PC merger!
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Penn Central in Torrington
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ex-DR&GW Prospector Coach #3185
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Can You Identify This Location? (Chatham?)
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PC color: jet black, or DGLE?
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Cowanesque Valley Branch (PA)
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Walter J. Sparks
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Bronx Signal Bridge Collapsed Onto Moving Train
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Penn Central Intercity Passenger Service
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Train symbols for locals?
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Flexi-vans under PC?
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Interesting Sight at Penn Station today
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FA-2s repainted to Penn Central?
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p.c in the corning area
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DeWitt pics 1968
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Crews of foreign road trains
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Penn Central ETT
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PC(NYC) 9100 series ACF baggage cars
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Status of Penn Central Locos
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Penn Central and The Hunger Games
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ETT
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Where do I look to learn info on a relative who worked for P
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Did the Penn Central E33 ever run in passenger service
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Employee Timetables needed for Mayville, NY
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PC RS-3 paint (Ex-NYC) ?
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Penn Central Loco Colors.
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What was the last new power delivered to PC?
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Stratford Industrial Track ownership
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PC Heritage unit!!
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Penn Central kerosene Lanterns?
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Heating Stoves & Decking on PC Transfer Cabooses
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Great Train (Boxcar) Robbery
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Train collision on New Cannan Branch
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Last Passenger Train on the Upper Harlem?
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Whose idea was ot to keep PC going after 1976?
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Surviving PC locomotives.
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Orange New Haven E33 paintouts with PC worms?
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Penn Central Mail Train Buffalo to Harrisburg
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Clearing up some amtrak/PC confusion
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PC Alco's Croxton/South Kearny
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Did PC ever make a dime?
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New York Penn Station (1960's)
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