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From: "Tupaczewski, Paul R (Paul)" paultup AT lucent DOT com
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 12:49:29 -0400
Subject: RE: (erielack) IHB-7 - one more thing
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Gary Kazin asked:
> > That is during the EL years. After CR, they struck some sort of
> > agreement with the NJDOT to use these units, and they did
> appear quite
> > often in freight service from 1976 to 1978 or thereabouts.
> Photos? I don't think NJDoT would have gone for a second
> try; once bitten
> - twice shy as they say.
Well, the "proof is in the puddin'" - attached is some of that puddin'. These are shots by John Durant, photo dates are in the filename, but they're all post-EL. This might have been an "emergency lease" just to get the newly-founded CR out of its motive power rut.