13714RE: [FJGRailroad] Re: Brill Bullet info
- Mar 24, 2009Pardon my bad math, but there are four cars being discussed here? Is there one car that is to be scrapped? Is there actually an opportunity to get the shell of a car back into Johnstown? If the answer is Yes. I might just pledge some funds to get it back to New York.
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 16:30:51 -0500
Subject: RE: [FJGRailroad] Re: Brill Bullet infoThis is from the Orange Empire People...Bullet's 125, 127 and 129 were offered to the Orange Empire Museum. The 127 was in thebest shape out of all of them. The museum decided to keep the 127 and scrap the 125 and 129to salvage parts for the restoration of the 127. The cars were being used as bunk houses formigrant workers at a Pickle Factory in Utah.The 128 was purchased by an individual to create the Diner outside of Salt Lake City.The 126 was purchased by an individual with the intention of restoring her, but she was prettymuch sitting around for the last 40 years in storage. A rail museum in Utah has acquired herfor restoration at their museum.It will be nice to have two Baby Bullets on display somewhere in the world. It would be niceto have one painted for the FJ&G, but the 127 is going to sport Bamberger paint and car 126is going to a museum not far from where she worked at the end of her career...Gino
From: FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:FJGRailroad @yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of andrewsfusco
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 3:35 PM
To: FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com
Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: Brill Bullet in Racepace
Dear Aaron and Gino: I'm a tad confused by
this. Does 125 still exist? Anybody know
what happened to 129. ---Andy
--- In FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com, "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@ ...> wrote:
> Thanks for the link of the car on the flat car. According to John
> Smatlek of the OEM, it's
> 126 on the flat car and the 128 is the Diner.
> ____________ _________ _________ __
> From: FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com]
> On Behalf Of Aaron Keller
> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2009 10:27 PM
> To: FJGRailroad@ yahoogroups. com
> Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Brill Bullet in Racepace
> Are these the cars?
> No. 128:
> http://www.railpict ures.net/ viewphoto. php?id=218621& nseq=29
> No. 126:
> http://www.dhke. com/railroad/ utah/art. htm
> Art City Trolley Restaurant
> 256 N. Main St.
> Springville, Utah
> No. 127:
> http://www.oerm. org/pages/ brr127.html
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