From: "V DOT C DOT Stagnitto" stagnitv AT verizon DOT net
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 21:43:43 -0400
Subject: Re: (erielack) EL S-2s, DL&W H-16-44s
"Erie520.jpg" - image/jpeg, 54233 bytes, 1055x742 (24bit)
I have a shot of S-2 #520, still in the original Erie scheme, that I took in
the late 1970s in Marion.
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From: "Paul R DOT Tupaczewski" To: "'Joshua K. Blay'" ; "'EL'"
Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 7:28 PM
Subject: RE: (erielack) EL S-2s, DL&W H-16-44s
> > Anyone know when the last EL S-2s were painted B&Y or when
> > the first ones were
> > painted GMY?
> > Have seen a picture of EL B&Y (ex DL&W) #545 on the S&U in
> > the mid 60s, and
> > was wondering if anyone knew of any more EL S-2s, no matter
> > what scheme, that
> > were on the S&U, in particular the Syracuse side.
> The S2s tended not to stray too much. Most common places to find them
> were Scranton and Marion (with a few in Akron, Meadville and Chicago). I
> don't have ANY shots of them on the S&U in my collection.
> I would assume that the GMY repaints started coming out around the time
> of William White. The earliest GMY painted unit in my collection is 509
> (Aug 1967), but I'm sure there are earlier...
> The latest-lasting B/Y unit in my collection is the 521 (May 1970).
> - Paul