NE-6 Caboose

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Sat Nov 19 22:19:37 EST 2005

The NE-6's probably came from the P&WV after the 1964 merger so they would
not fit with steam era N&W.

Walt Gay
The Grumpy ex-Car Knocker

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> Bob,
> I am by no means an expert when it comes to the N&W and its equipment
> so I have to rely on sources other than myself. I do have a copy of
> "Cabooses of the Norfolk and Western" by Robert Bowers and James
> Brewer so I consulted it. It does not list the class NE-6 in the
> book. It could be that the NE-6 designation is for a merger railroad
> and is listed differently for the N&W. I'll need to dig into the
> "Cabooses" book in an effort to find out. May be some one on the
> list could further enlighten us on the subject?
> Dave Moorehead
> Milford, Ohio
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