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Penn Central Video 1974
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Author:  Schuylkill Valley [ Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Penn Central Video 1974

Hi all I came across this video talking about the Penn Central money troubles from 1974.


Author:  railfan261 [ Wed May 29, 2013 4:09 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Penn Central Video 1974

This video is also on YouTube proper:


It is very interesting. Not to mention a visual feast of the Penn Central before it vanished into Conrail.

Author:  robertmacdowell [ Thu May 30, 2013 12:33 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Penn Central Video 1974

I couldn't get that one to play, but this one played.
Note the beautiful MC Depot and the manual unloading of new cars out of boxcars. Imagine the guy on the steering wheel's job, he scrapes the side of the door and he is in trouble!

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