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Milwaukee Road Skytops
Posted by raysaron on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 4:59 AM

An article in the Buffalo News states that the salvage of the car ferry Lansdowne is alomost complete and the Milwaukee Road Skytops have been acquired by the Illinois Railway Museum.  The website for the museum doesn't seem to conform this.  Did IRM acquire the Skytops?

 Ray

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Posted by nanaimo73 on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 9:10 AM

There has been a lot of discussion on this on the Milwaukee Road List-
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/MILW/
It is free to join and worth it for CMSP&P fans. 

Apparently these are just shells in poor condition, and I believe it is actually the MRHS that is/has acquiring/acquired them.

Dale
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Posted by mudchicken on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 6:49 PM
Was one of those skytops the one who resided in Denver for years in the industrial backtracks at Mesa?
Mudchicken Nothing is worth taking the risk of losing a life over. Come home tonight in the same condition that you left home this morning in. Safety begins with ME.... cinscocom-west

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