Empire Belt RR ALcos

Empire Belt RR ALcos
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Monday, February 27, 2017

P.C.C.M. 28D

P.C.C.M. 28D

To:      West Mill
           Rock Ridge
           North Side Yard
From: Terminal Yard

Dispatch of train EC-3 (Afternoon Empire City Turn) from Terminal Yard to North Side Yard. Part 1

The North Side Yard train crew is back at work sorting cars from the L.I.R.R.
1/87th scale Brakeman PC Ralph is on the ground pulling the pins and connecting the air hoses.The empty PRR hopper is heading back to Hedbergs Aggregates in Marion NY
With 1/87th scale Sir Neal at the throttle PC Ralph knows he'll be looked after by the engine men.
Right now the guys are blocking cars scheduled to leave North Side Yard with Train EC-3, The Afternoon Empire City Turn.
Cars for the A.P.R.R. can be seen at the left on track 1 and cars for the K.P.D. are on track 2. 1/87th scale PC Ralph is on track 3 waiting for the engines and caboose to come pick him up so the work can continue farther to  the eastern side of the yard.
With their switch work done 1/87th scale Conductor John checks his watch and let's the guys know that EC-3 has left Terminal Yard
And right on time EC-3 is heading at Bedford NY where it will do some switching work prior to arriving at North Side Yard.
Cars to be picked up include these two cars laded with food containers. B&M #105 is consigned to Freihoefers Bakeries on the A.P.R.R. B&M #109 is cionsigned to cavendish Fine Foods in Mayfield NY on the K.P.D.
This empty Wonder Bread ACF Center Flow Hopper wil be heading to Cargill on the A.P.R.R.
The pick ups are switched into EC-3 
With the switching work done for this portion of the trip EC-3 has the green signal at Bedford Station and heads for the C.V. Bridge and the High Line
More to follow in the next installment...
Terminal Yard out.

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