> A friend asked if I know anything about the CNJ-EL coke > trains symboled ESX & SEX (a real joke with the crews he was > told) that ran duriing the 70s. I don't but expect someone on > the list does. > > Does anyone have any info as to origin, routing, interchange, > final customer, how long this arrangement lasted, quantity of > cars, etc.? They only ran a handful of these trains (maybe 4 or 5), and photos are fairly rare. From what I remember, the coke was loaded into the hoppers at E'port from a ship, but I don't know the ultimate destination of the coke - most likely for a steel plant, but where I'm not sure where in the Scranton area this would have been? Unless it was passed off to the Reading at Rupert to go to Bethlehem? - Paul The Erie Lackawanna Mailing List Sponsored by the ELH&TS http://www.elhts.org To Unsubscribe: http://lists.Railfan.net/erielackunsub.html ------------------------------
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