Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Anyone here remember any or have any pics/videos of other C420 trips from the 1980s?

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http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrfa ... ntrips.htm 60% down the page.
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At the Garden Secondary, LIRR C420 #229 running around the train for the trip back to Jamaica and the Storage Yard
Photo/Archive: JJ Earl

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Steve: The picture and itinerary posted above was from the September 10,1989
LIST-NRHS Caboose Coach Trip. The consist was four hacks; three 2900s coaches
and four more hacks for a total of eight cabooses. The weather was hot and humid
and the three 2900 series car air conditioning offered a welcome respite to the heat.
Riders had a choice of riding half of the trip in the caboose and coaches - I chose to
ride the cabooses first than the coaches later. This picture was of turning the train on
the Garden-Mitchel Secondary after the photo stop at Clinton Road before heading
back west to Jamaica to complete the trip. I was one of many car hosts on this trip
and remember that it was my first Chapter rail fan excursion after joining LIST-NRHS
earlier in 1989...MACTRAXX
EXPRESS TRAIN TO NEW YORK PENN STATION-NO JAMAICA ON THIS TRAIN-PLEASE STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING TRAIN DOORS

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Thanks. I had this title: LIST Freight Branch Excursion September 10, 1989 Farewell to AlCO C420's
LIRR maps by Jeff Erlitz and Bill Madden c.1970s Info: Richard F. Makse

Was I mistaken, or?

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Steve: The September 10, 1989 LIST fan trip was to me known as the "Caboose Coach trip" remembering how it was promoted by LIST.

The rear caboose had a small drumhead along with wooden signs that read "KABIN KAR TREK" that were made by longtime LIST member and LIRR freight conductor
JJ Earl.
The farewell to the two ALCO C420 locomotives 225 and 229 was a good memory...
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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Thanks all. I really miss the C420s.

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Project 39 Fan Trip - October 5, 1985
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Train to Rockaway Park now boarding on Track 22

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Here's part 2 of the 1986 Project 39 trip to Greenport. Slides didn't come out to good due to all the dark skies and rain. From the slides it seems that they made a stop eastbound at Ronkonkoma. I added some photos from that era to make the slideshow a little longer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOMPTt3uuHI

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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newkirk wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:10 pm
Project 39 Fan Trip - October 5, 1985
That's me in the gray sweatshirt and the Engine 39 t shirt.

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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Yes, June 7, 1986: http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrfa ... ntrips.htm 50% down the page!

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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newkirk wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:10 pm
Project 39 Fan Trip - October 5, 1985
Oct 5, 1985: http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrfa ... ntrips.htm 50% down the page

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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MACTRAXX wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:18 am
Steve: The September 10, 1989 LIST fan trip was to me known as the "Caboose Coach trip" remembering how it was promoted by LIST. The rear caboose had a small drumhead along with wooden signs that read "KABIN KAR TREK" that were made by longtime LIST member and LIRR freight conductor JJ Earl. The farewell to the two ALCO C420 locomotives 225 and 229 was a good memory...
MACTRAXX
Thanks for the clarification! Image
LIRR #64 At the Garden Secondary, prior to the runaround move. Photo/Archive: JJ Earl

75% down the page: http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrfa ... ntrips.htm

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Re: Project 39 fan trip from June 7, 1986.

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This is truly amazing, many thanks to you all.

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