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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2013, 09:52:20 AM »
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The picture of the old K Tower complex is priceless. Thanks! Neat story, too.
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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2013, 11:17:39 AM »
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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2013, 11:18:52 AM »
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I just finished reading about that Dave.

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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2013, 12:00:34 PM »
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Really remarkable to think the GG1 in that crash lived on.
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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2013, 12:13:58 PM »
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Really remarkable to think the GG1 in that crash lived on.

Especially considering that Wikipedia reports that GG1 #4876 was cut into six-foot sections to be lifted out of the basement!  Supposedly, the insurance company deemed it less expensive to rebuild the locomotive than to replace it.  Unfortunately, this is the GG1 that still resides outside at the B&O RR Museum where it is rotting away.

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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013, 04:25:34 PM »
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really like how they left it in the basement until they could pull it out

The K tower pictures are pretty cool too!
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Re: On this day in History
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2013, 09:44:33 PM »
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If you want that GG1, make the B&O an offer...