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|Norfolk Southern Auction- August 18, 2016 Roanoke, VA
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|Author:||Jeff Lisowski [ Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:03 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Norfolk Southern Auction- August 18, 2016 Roanoke, VA|
Per Alexander Mitchell-
Then the Norfolk Southern locomotive auction, which includes a few more of the high-hood GP38-2s some MP15DCs, and apparently their last ex-Reading short-cab SW1001, August 18th in Roanoke:
|Author:||Alexander D. Mitchell IV [ Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:18 am ]|
|Post subject:||Re: Norfolk Southern Auction- August 18, 2016 Roanoke, VA|
The auction results have been published at:
NS 5033 is reported to have gone to the Tennessee Valley RR Museum. Yay.
Note that a couple of the other potential preservation candidates did end up with railroads that may be "friendlier" to other rail preservationists than most, including the Morristown & Erie, Lancaster & Chester, Buckingham Branch, and Reading & Northern.
I might expect R&N (and other lines) to dispose of any "rolling museum" relics soon, including the last of the Lehigh Valley "Pup" SW8's, although there was probably a reason they were sought out and acquired, and survived this long.........
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