Re: C&O "For Progress"


Brian Carlson <brian@...>
 

Wavy For Progress 1948, Straight line diesel for Progress early 1956,
according to page 4 of C&O Freight cars 1937-1965, Volume 1: Hopper and
Gondola cars by Al Kresse Jr.

Brian J. Carlson, P.E.
Cheektowaga NY

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Schuyler Larrabee
Sent: Friday, August 28, 2009 12:28 AM
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Subject: RE: [STMFC] Re: C&O "For Progress"


There was another time marker in the C&O For Progress logo, when the line
above the train went from
a wavy line indicating steam locomotive smoke, to a straight line, which
came about because of
dieselization.

What was the official date for this transition?

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