RE: [FJGRailroad] pennsylvania RR, looking for help.
- Off subject, but Happy Thanksgiving Mr. Charland!
From: Paul Charland [mailto:p.charlie@...]
Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] pennsylvania RR, looking for help.
Maybe you should ask your question on one of these PRR groups:
Someone on one of these groups probably can help you.
Mike engle wrote:
>Visit Gino's Railpage at
> Hello all,
> I know this is off topic of the FJG R/R, but I'm hoping you can put
> up with it for one post.
> I have found this blurb, while researching diners from a Silver
> Creek, NY newspaper. (for anyone not familiar with Silver Creek, it
> is near Dunkirk, on Lake Erie)
> My question is this. Do archives for the Pennsylvania R/R exist?
> I'd like to see if they have kept the pictures of the diners,
> mentioned below.
> Mike Engle
> Mar 25, 1926
> What is probably the largest order for dining cars ever placed in
> America or anywhere else has been received by Messrs.
> Ward & Dickinson. This order is for 30 of the very latest type of
> Ward & Dickinson dining car, all to be delivered and used
> at Cleveland, Ohio. Six of the cars, the first to go forward were
> loaded by the Pennsylvania Railroad this week. The
> Pennsylvania Railroad, which it is rumored will shortly run a new set
> of double tracks through Silver Creek and on to Irving,
> was so interested in the shipment that a number of officials gave it
> their special personal attention, taking photographs and
> making special arrangements so that the very large number of these
> cars now leaving Silver Creek will be handled with the
> greatest expedition.
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- Moo! Thanks Gino... if you only knew!
We usually have a crowd here for a 20 pound turkey cooked to order by my
father... except a week ago he had surgery on his hand and everybody has
abandoned us for greener pastures! We are having turkey though,
courtesy or two Swanson TV dinners!
Dicarlo, Gino wrote:
> Off subject, but Happy Thanksgiving Mr. Charland!