N&W Passenger train consists
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What is the origin of the PJ class coaches? Any good ideas for modeling them?
Dr. J. Brent Greer
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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.
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