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      UP5521 reacted to Forester1's post in the thread Boston and Maine in film with Like Like.
      Ironic that so many railroads were hurt by trucking competition, and now I'd give anything to get all these d*****d trucks off the...
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      UP5521 reacted to JCitron's post in the thread Boston and Maine in film with Like Like.
      Yup. NYC and PRR were hurting by the 60s due to highway competition like other railroads, especially those in the Northeast where...
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      UP5521 reacted to JCitron's post in the thread Boston and Maine in film with Like Like.
      Yup. The Bangor and Aroostock lost its shirt on its lucrative potato business in the 70s. Maine Central too but not as much as the BAR...
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      UP5521 replied to the thread Boston and Maine in film.
      Jeez that sounds eerily similar to great Britain and I that it was a mess over there but, that couldn't hold a candle because of the...
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      UP5521 replied to the thread Boston and Maine in film.
      Whoa , John, hold up, I agree, but it wasn't just McGuiness who fouled up things, his thugs were there working behind the scenes with...
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      UP5521 replied to the thread Boston and Maine in film.
      Well, I guess when all of that happened back then, it got worse before it got better.
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      UP5521 replied to the thread Boston and Maine in film.
      Nice find again John, Well I'm glad csx is rebuilding the lines that Morgan and McGuiness ruined, shady business dealings most times...
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      UP5521 reacted to JCitron's post in the thread Boston and Maine in film with Like Like.
      Here's a 'companion' film to the New Haven in film. The Boston and Maine started in the 1830s and eventually controlled nearly all of...
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      UP5521 replied to the thread New Haven in film.
      Him and his thugs should have been fired and then locked up on the spot for causing that much damage to a company that was struggling, I...
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      UP5521 reacted to JCitron's post in the thread New Haven in film with Like Like.
      I remember reading about that. It's a good thing he didn't.
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      UP5521 reacted to Forester1's post in the thread New Haven in film with Like Like.
      Yeah, I have seen it happen in a couple of companies, often a short-term oriented Harvard MBA who only know how to take the money and...
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      UP5521 reacted to JCitron's post in the thread New Haven in film with Like Like.
      I forgot about George Alpert. He also cut maintenance too, causing derailments and major delays due to engine fires and breakdowns. It...
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      UP5521 reacted to alexn3vgames's post in the thread New Haven in film with Like Like.
      But then his successor George Alpert almost succeded that goal by replacing the passenger electrics with those Flop9s. The EP-2, EP-3...
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      UP5521 reacted to alexn3vgames's post in the thread New Haven in film with Like Like.
      Indeed he did, he even wanted to de-electrify the mainline...
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      Southern Pacific rolls out of the Arizona Central Railroad's Summers Spring Shops after restoration for the Niles Canyon Railway in...
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