Central RR of Virginia Passenger car

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Mon Oct 25 21:00:08 EDT 2004

TO:     Kermit Geary Jr.
         Thanks for the information on the car. even without pictures you 
have described her to a "T".
If you feel comfortable posting your regular email address I'd be happy to 
resend pictures to you.
Thay are standard bitmap pictures.
I'm going to do some internet searching with the info provided & see what I 
can turn up. Thanks Again,
Ron Wilkinson

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Subject: Re: Central RR of Virginia Passenger car

> Gentlemen:  I have not been able to open any of the attachments that are
> attached to this car.  However, This was the name applied to a open end
> observation car that was sold by a Doug Brown from Michigan to a Newspaper
> owner somewhere in Virginia ( I think).  Anyway, That car was originally
> (and correctly ) lettered as the Central Railroad of New Jersey and named
> the Jersey Dawn.  It was a wood sided, steel framed car built in the late
> 1890's - early 1900's. and served as the business car for the CNJ.  Mr 
> Brown
> had operated a number of charter trips  with this car.  I had the 
> privilege
> of riding the car between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and return via
> Washington, DC and along the Hudson River from NYC to Albany and return. 
> It
> was a great car...to ride and to see.  Mr Brown did a fabulous job in
> restoring it to its as built splendor.
> Kermit Geary, Jr
> SRS 823
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