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From: "William E DOT Botkin" webotkin AT ecentral DOT com
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 22:22:35 -0600
Subject: Re: (erielack) Brief book review and EL Steam Loco Tenders
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Paul and list,
Interesting you mention the Erie Berkshire tender A200 in Cleveland. I have
linked to a photo I took of the same tender in August 1967 in the 47th
Street EL yards in Chicago. I have no idea where it went from there. I
imagine it probably was eventually scrapped.
The other two photos show another steam tender #04023 being used by the EL
at Far Hills, NJ on the P&D for rail grinding service in 1970. I have no
idea of the heritage of that tender, but it is definitely not the same as
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul R DOT Tupaczewski" To: "'EL Mail List'" Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2007 7:50 PM
Subject: (erielack) Brief book review...
> Hi folks,
> I just got my "Erie Railroad Facilities, Vol. 3" this morning and had a
> chance to briefly go through it.
> The "Facilities" book show (surprise!) Erie railroad facilities -
> engine facilities, towers, etc. This particular volume is the last in a
> of three, and it covers the Erie in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and
> Illinois. Even though it's called "Erie RR Facilities," the vast majority
> the shots are taken during EL years (and many shots even feature EL trains
> in them)
> As an "East Ender", I have to say that I enjoy this volume the best of the
> three. Maybe it's because Vol. 1 (New Jersey) was a lot of "yeah, seen
> and this volume is almost all new stuff to me (they had an Erie Berkshire
> tender at Cleveland lettered A200 for company service?!?) But the sheer
> variety in this volume is pretty good, and the overall content is pretty
> impressive to me. And I certainly learned more about West End facilities,
> that's for sure! A lot of good diesel shots in many of these pictures,
> Highly recommended! :)
> - Paul
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