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From: "Ronald" rdukarm AT roadrunner DOT com
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:35:58 -0500
Subject: Re: (erielack) Neat DL&W camelback
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>> R&LHS Bulletin 72 says that DL&W 807 was one of a group of fifteen 4-8-0
>> culm burners with center cabs built in 1899 by the Brooks Locomotive and
>> were imformally known as "Brooks Hogs." They were the first freight
>> engines built by the DL&W's "New Management" following Samuel Sloan and
>> William Hallstead's 1899 retirement and the start of the Truesdale
>> administration. > MJC

Mike & List,

Attached is an article I had on Number 808 from the October 10, 1890 Railway
Age. It seems these were built in 1890 and they bear the large tender
numbers of the Truesdale administration. Perhaps they were recently painted.
But what about the build dates???

Ron Dukarm


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