Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Hi folks, anyone remember the above titled trip? If so, would anyone happen to have video of it? The consist was C420s 222 and 229, 2 parlor cars, 4 coaches and power pack 619. Thanks In Advance.

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I have some photos of the trip. I was on it. No video. I bought my first video camera about a month after that trip. It was a rainy day. I will post some photos.

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I was on the November '86 trip. Is was disappointing- power was two MP-15ac's.
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I was on a trip that was billed as the last passenger run for the C420s. It ran to Montauk. On the return trip we broke down in Amagansett and took the siding east of the station to wait a rescue engine.
Anyone else remember that trip?

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Crabman1130 wrote: ↑
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:34 am
I was on a trip that was billed as the last passenger run for the C420s. It ran to Montauk. On the return trip we broke down in Amagansett and took the siding east of the station to wait a rescue engine. Anyone else remember that trip?
I had been told this was the Farewell Trip for the C420s. Sept. 10th, 1989. But, perhaps others can verify the last passenger run for the C420s trip to Montauk with the breakdown?
LIST Freight Branch Excursion September 10, 1989 Farewell to AlCO C420's
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrfa ... ntrips.htm 75% down the page

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LIRR #229, 225, 609 Clinton Rd, Garden City 09/10/1989
Photo: Al Castelli They were repainted for that trip in August 8/89 Retired by 11/01/89

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Thank you for the responses to this subject, I do t recall hearing about another C420 trip after the Sept 89 one. I do have a video of this trip, however it’s in VHS format.

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Trainman14 wrote: ↑
Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:33 am
Hi folks, anyone remember the above titled trip? If so, would anyone happen to have video of it? The consist was C420s 222 and 229, 2 parlor cars, 4 coaches and power pack 602. Thanks In Advance.

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What bothers me the most about the L2's is the retirement, sale to Naparano and then nobody stepped forward to purchase these perfectly operable, bargain, ALCO's. Consequently, they got cut up with thousands of miles in service still on them.
I think three L1's still exist, though not all in service.

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RGlueck wrote: ↑
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:25 pm
What bothers me the most about the L2's is the retirement, sale to Naparano and then nobody stepped forward to purchase these perfectly operable, bargain, ALCO's. Consequently, they got cut up with thousands of miles in service still on them. I think three L1's still exist, though not all in service.
I created a new post on the L1s fate.

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Excellent photos!!! Thanks for posting.

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I didn't want to post all my photos of the trip so I made a short Youtube video of the event. I also just found another 8 slides I took on the trip and will make another slideshow after I scan the slides.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jnk_t964Mo

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Excellent pics!!!πŸ‘Thank You.

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