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Help needed with Baldwin renumbering
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PC Freight Train/Staion Designations
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PC E8A #4300
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Happy 40th Birthday PC
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Arsenal Tower 3rd trick 1975-76
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Filming HELLO DOLLY on The Hudson Division
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WANTED: ETT Metropolitan Region 1973
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Penn Central: The Movie (1974)
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Penn Central map in February, 2010 Trains
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Present-day PC Locomotives - what if?
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Penn Central/Amtrak relations
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Northern Central (Baltimore to York)
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Penn Central books
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NYC/PC/CR in West Virginia
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Chicago routes question
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PC Photo 4 - Bellefontaine, Ohio - June 8, 1970
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PC 6 Bellefontaine, Ohio, 1970
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PC GG-1 with CoFC at Darien, CT anno 1972
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PC long distance train consists
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Explain what happened to PC after bankruptcy
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Some receipt forms
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PC Photo 5 - PC 2947 - U33B
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Penn Central freight cars out of service
by deandremouse  - 
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"PERRY" sign removed.......
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Photos of West Side Yards in NYC?
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PC Photo 3 - South Anderson Yard, July 1974
by Roger Hensley  - 
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PC equipment sightings
by dummy  - 
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PC Photo 2 - South Anderson, Indiana
by Roger Hensley  - 
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PC Photo - Carthage, Indiana, 1974
by Roger Hensley  - 
0 Replies 
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bankruptcy and mergers
by bluegrass-express  - 
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Anyone Know What Active Line This Is In Pennsbury, PA?
by SeptaR4  - 
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MTA PC Metropolitan Region Coach 327 ?
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Work Train or MOW cars re-numbering??
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Looking for pics of well car PC 768050 or 768051
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the flying rail train of 1975
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PRR to PC cabooses
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PC 19248: need PRR#
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Diesel "B" Units in NH Line/PC service Pssgr or Frght
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Copies of Labor Contracts
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Maybrook Line, 1960s-1970s
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Buffalo Central Terminal
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philly terminal in the PC years
by pennsenseless  - 
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PENN CENTRAL LABELS
by many19  - 
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Penn Central/Conrail ALCO RSD-12's
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York PA street running photos
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Who picked Penn Central graphics and colors?
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David R. Sweetland, former Conrail manager
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Great vintage Penn Central photos from Bob Coolidge
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Early annual reports - 1967, 1968
by Otto Vondrak  - 
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Visionary Railroader: Jervis Langdon, Jr. coming in November
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Army-Navy Specials
by NortheastTrainMan  - 
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Penn Central Service? NOT!
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Stop! Don't PANYC!!
by Otto Vondrak  - 
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Deffered Maintenence?
by ThePointyHairedBoss  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
PC's first MP54 repaint.
by sixroute  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Noel Weaver
 
Penn Central to Montreal
by 3rdrail  - 
14 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
ex PC C425 on NY&LE
by uhaul  - 
5 Replies 
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PENN CENTRAL Merger Forty Years Ago Today
by Otto Vondrak  - 
0 Replies 
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PCRRHS Convention
by John W.  - 
13 Replies 
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Industries in The Bronx
by ALCOHaulic  - 
10 Replies 
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 by pennstation
 
Hudson Division- reduction of tracks?
by Mark1515  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Dieter
 
Recent PC equipment sightings
by Elwood  - 
55 Replies 
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Question RE EMD E Unit Road Number
by 3rdrail  - 
7 Replies 
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PI-1 steel traffic
by red P  - 
0 Replies 
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MRL 377- ex-PC 6235?
by uhaul  - 
11 Replies 
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Secondhand Coaches
by Ken S.  - 
1 Replies 
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W.H.MOORE APPOINTMENT AS PRES PC
by lbagg91833  - 
1 Replies 
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Woodlawn Tower, the Bronx
by Rockingham Racer  - 
2 Replies 
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An interesting rebuilt RS-3
by PRRGuy  - 
16 Replies 
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GM Framingham Assembly Plant - mid 1970s
by paulbweiss  - 
2 Replies 
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RS3m
by alcodoc  - 
0 Replies 
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How rare are PC switch keys?
by Engineer James  - 
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Canandaigua, NY operations under PC
by Matt Langworthy  - 
13 Replies 
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How is the insurance aspect going?
by Engineer James  - 
6 Replies 
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PC repaint lookalike
by PRRGuy  - 
1 Replies 
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Amtrak on PC Northern Central line in early 1970s ?
by jhdeasy  - 
1 Replies 
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 by TSP5-TSP6
 
For What It's Worth... NYW&S and PC to merge?
by lvrr325  - 
3 Replies 
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 by BlockLine_4111
 
Penn Central on the Catskill Mountain Branch
by drobertson  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Kingston
 
Auto Rack Service
by urrengr2003  - 
6 Replies 
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Looking for photos of the Falls Road and Hojack
by WNYP431  - 
14 Replies 
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 by BR&P
 
Post Penn Central photographs here.
by U-Haul  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Otto Vondrak
 
Did any lighting stripes make it to PC?
by bill8106  - 
15 Replies 
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 by Dieter
 
Penn Central trucking fleet
by Otto Vondrak  - 
13 Replies 
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Panhandle line in WPA
by extra-man  - 
0 Replies 
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 by extra-man
 
PC #5316 Critter to AMTK?
by Engineer James  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Engineer James
 
PC passenger horror stories.
by motor  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Dieter
 
Penn Central surviving locomotives.
by scottychaos  - 
0 Replies 
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 by scottychaos
 
PC ex-NYC MU commuter cars
by [email protected]  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Dieter
 
Penn Central photos in Indiana
by LJ  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
PRR to PC renumbering, X65300, looking for help.
by SRS402  - 
0 Replies 
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 by SRS402