Re: 150th Transcontinental celebrations question
Author: Johnson Barr
Date: 01-10-2019 - 20:20

Chuck in Wallowa County Wrote:
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> Instead of all this palaver about whether one loco
> is more appropriate than another, how about a plan
> to take Central Pacific No. 1, the Gov. Stanford,
> out of the CSRM and haul it up to Promontory? It's
> not operable, but is one showy 4-4-0 that actually
> operated on the Central Pacific. It could be
> pushed by any number of historic steamers or
> diesels.

At Promontory, the only thing that could push it would
be the replica Jupiter, the replica 119, or the 25-ton
GE diesel they use as a shop goat. You do understand
that Promontory Summit is at least 20 miles, probably
more, from the nearest live track.



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