Work train sighting - 3/24/04

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Work train sighting - 3/24/04

Postby emfinite » Wed Mar 24, 2004 6:13 pm

I was dropping a friend off right near the Merritts Rd trestle on the Central branch about 4pm when I saw MP15 #168 leading a 65' gondola (red) with LONG ISLAND painted on the side and #170 on the rear heading west. Anyone know what this was for?

Joe
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Postby N340SG » Wed Mar 24, 2004 6:44 pm

I saw that same setup probably about 10 minutes prior to you seeing it, as it was passing by the shopping center in West Islip (westbound).
I haven't a clue what it was for, but it was an attention-getter.
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Postby lirrmike » Wed Mar 24, 2004 7:11 pm

Sorry to use this topic for another reason but... Anyway, Joe drop me a line.

Mike
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