LIRR Slang Phrases

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nyandw
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Re: LIRR Slang Phrases

Post by nyandw » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:26 pm

ConstanceR46 wrote:FAs weren't yellowbirds - they only became yellow long after pings had all left pax service.
OK. What were the yellowbirds then? Thanks.

railfaned
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Re: LIRR Slang Phrases

Post by railfaned » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:50 pm

ConstanceR46 wrote:OK. What were the yellowbirds then? Thanks.
How about the leased Geeps of the 70s before the GP38s arrived. They ran the Greenport Scoots and freights.
ED,
40 year commuter-railfan and model railroader,
Ex-Long Islander

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