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Re: LIRR C LIners

Postby nyandw » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:35 pm

Anyone can comment on the pilot change from red to orange dates?
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Re: LIRR C LIners

Postby philipmartin » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:16 am

C-LINER 2001 wrote:My Dad was assign #2001 in 1963-64, worked it from Jamaica to Upton JCT and return Daily, this picture of Dad and his C-Liner was taken in 1963, he "Loved" that engine!.

Perhaps he found the cab more comfortable than that of a K4s or G5s, just wondering.
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Re: LIRR C LIners

Postby RGlueck » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:36 am

It would be interesting to find out if engineers had commentary on the switch from steam to Diesel, with regard to experience, enjoyment, any of the things we railfans think of as the essence of railroading. Firemen and engineers, probably , saw it from another angle altogether.
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