ACL E's on the N&W

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Tue Oct 29 11:08:28 EDT 2013

Russ contact me. I have the 2 ACL-N&W leased E-7's (533 & 530) produced by Springhaven Shops (the NWHS didn't produce the models...Springhaven Shops was George Hughes' operation). I also think I have some B&W pictures somewhere too. I also have the 2 RF&P-N&W leased units produced.

Ed Painter - Narrows,VA currently living in Dahlonega,GA

On Oct 29, 2013, at 10:27 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at> wrote:


> Not black. They were purple and silver

> Jim:

> I'm not sure you were old enough to appreciate

> rock and roll music of the late 50s. The ACL's E units

> were involved in a phenominal number of grade

> crossing collisions and crews named them

> for a popular song of the day -- Flying Purple

> People-eaters. Harry Bundy




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