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B&O cars at Sunnyside Yard

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B&O cars at Sunnyside Yard
Posted by matthewsaggie on Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:20 PM

The B&O along with the LV were granted access to NY Penn Station by the USRA in 1917. The PRR kicked the B&O out in 1926. The LV stayed till the end of their passenger service in 1961. Question- I have seen pictures of LV equipment at Sunnyside, but I don't recall ever seeing any pictures of B&O equipment being serviced there. Anyone seen any or know where to look? 

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Posted by BaltACD on Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:44 PM

In getting access to Penn Station, I don't know that it also included servicing facilities at Sunnyside.  PRR would have fought it and if required to make the facilities available would have set a high user fee.  B&O under Daniel Willard watched its nickels and dimes close.

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Posted by wanswheel on Monday, February 27, 2017 12:39 AM
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Posted by BaltACD on Monday, February 27, 2017 1:37 AM

wanswheel

TNX!

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Posted by matthewsaggie on Monday, February 27, 2017 10:08 PM

OK, this shows that they were serviced at Sunnyside. Now if we can only find any photos. Thanks for the info so far. 

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