Re: Video of yard switching


naptownprr
 

Elden - that's the Susquehana!

Quoting "Gatwood, Elden J SAD " <elden.j.gatwood@...>:

Tim is right; it sure looks like Enola. The Juniata River in the back is the
give-away.



The conditions of the engines and age of autos in a few shots indicates it is
probably somewhere in the '55-'56 range.



Notably, the condition of both PRR engines and especially freight cars is
terrible. Other roads' are not nearly as bad. The PRR cars are horribly
rusty.



I also love the shot of the Hippo spinning its wheels trying to push that
string of loaded gons!



Elden Gatwood





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From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of Tim
O'Connor
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 1:36 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Video of yard switching




appears to be Enola yard (Harrisburg PA)

At 1/20/2009 12:49 PM Tuesday, you wrote:
Here's a youtube video I stumbled upon this morning --
<<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLVuj8C3THc&feature=related
<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLVuj8C3THc&feature=related> >> -- that is
taken at a PRR yard somewhere. It is in color. The person doing the
filming was shooting the steam locomotives but occasionally a freight car
gets in his way and, well, there it is. There are a pair of PM gons w/
auto frames seen early in the video, some odds and ends that creep into the
frame, a BREX Reefer, Hooker Tankcar, and several boxcars moving being cut
off at the top of a hump yard at the end. It's short, kinda interesting.
Not memorable but I enjoyed it.

Dave Nelson





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