N&W Passenger train consists
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Wed Jul 1 14:55:38 EDT 2020
If this picture had been taken west of Roanoke, I believe it would have
shown two additional sleeper cars, viz. Winston-Salem -- Cincinnati and
Roanoke -- Columbus.
On 7/1/2020 12:23 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> Early 1950's photo of the Pocahontas in Petersburg, VA with the
> Washington coach on the rear. It is a class Pj. Ahead of the coach is
> the Chicago-Norfolk sleeper and heavyweight 10section-lounge car.
> Several years ago there was anticle in The Arrow on the short run
> trains which connected N&W to Richmond. The run was on ACL tracks but
> N&W power to Richmond. The N&W locomotives assigned to this were
> equiped with ACL automatic train control apparatus.
> I have a duplicate slide of a K2 pulling a train on ACL. There is a
> Pm coach in the consist which I think is the Washington coach.
> --Rick Morrison
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