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equipment touble at Smithtown

Postby alcoc420 » Tue Apr 27, 2004 7:22 am

A DE or DM train was at the Smithtown station yesterday morning from before 9 until after 11AM. Does anyone know what was wrong? I heard the locomotive revving up around 9. Any info is appreciated.
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Postby JMBethpage » Tue Apr 27, 2004 3:09 pm

That may explain what I saw going past Hicksville Divide yesterday. In the mid-morning I saw the LIRR diesel no. 166 racing E/B, then come back W/B an hour or so later pulling the DM no.418 and a string of C3 cars. Looked like a rescue mission.
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Postby Retroboy » Tue Apr 27, 2004 3:19 pm

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=59326

Found this on the Rail Pictures site
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Postby DutchRailnut » Tue Apr 27, 2004 4:58 pm

The intersting part of that picture is that the C3 is lower than the MP15 cab
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