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10991RE: [FJGRailroad] Re: Cushing Model 40

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  • paul larner
    Apr 5, 2005
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      Well make an offer; they might take it. You'd both be happy (but what about
      the rest of your family decision sharers?)


      >From: "Dean J. Splittgerber" <dsplittgerber_railfan@...>
      >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: Cushing Model 40
      >Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2005 21:02:27 -0000
      >CSP will problably find out that it is cheaper to lease or buy a used
      >trackmobile or modifly one of there Loaders. The Model 40 hasn't ran
      >since 2000. God only knows what kind of condition that thing is in.
      >Back in 03 I was down there one evening lighting it up with flash
      >bulbs. The Cab door and cab windows were open. It deffinitely had seen
      >better times. The people at cushing are good people. They know that
      >the Model 40 is a rarity so hopefull it gets preserved and not scraped
      >or sold to some other outfit that ends up cutting it up. It
      >deffinitely would look nice in front of my house w/flowers around it.
      >--- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, "charlesvosburgh"
      ><crvosburgh@c...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi Gino; I guess I,m on this group finaly. I got to take some photos
      > > of the Cushing loco friday. Jim Louchs took me over and showed me
      > > engine. He said that it might be moved to Cobleskill Stone Products
      > > for their plant. It still runs but is in rough shape, the stone
      > > is a harsh work area for any equipment. A foreman said that the loco
      > > was from Buffalo but didn't say who owned it. Both Jim and the
      > > used to operate it when they used it. Thanks for helping me get on
      > > line with this group. Charlie
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