PC 6040         
An SD40/GP38 combo heads west with general freight at "Slope." Date of photo approximate.
Date: 11/1/1974 Location: Altoona, PA   Map Show Altoona on a rail map Views: 742 Collection Of:   Mike Woodruff
Locomotives: PC 6040(SD40)    Author:  Mike Woodruff
PC 6040
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Conrail and Conrail predecessors in the Northeast
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Ron Moraca General Nice, Mike!!!!!!!! In all the years I've been looking at pics and videos of the PC, I don't recall ever having seen a clean locomotive. Their maintenance - of shops, yards, refueling pads, locomotives and rolling stock - was execrable. It's no wonder the PC only lasted for 857 days. Like the book says, the Penn Central was a wreck looking for a place to happen. 10/6/2009 9:28:47 PM

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