"Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

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"Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

Postby SOO2719 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:01 pm

Interesting free article from Trains News Wire about the Norfolk and Western Y6 articulated owned by the National Museum of Transportation that was leased to the Virginia Transportation Museum five years ago:

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2020/01/22-will-the-y6-stay-in-roanoke-or-return-to-st-louis

The article contains this gorgeous photo by Jim Wrinn:

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Re: "Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

Postby Al_Seever » Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:25 am

FWIW, I hope the old girl stays where she is. Maybe the museums can make a trade?

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Re: "Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

Postby John Bohon » Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:20 pm

Not that what I think matters but if I had a vote it would be for whomever would keep the engine under cover.

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Re: "Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

Postby SOO2719 » Wed May 20, 2020 8:29 pm

Richard "Tony" Held

"Trackside with Tony"
http://www.tonyheld.hoboandbowser.net/category/trackside/

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Re: "Will the Y6 stay in Roanoke or return to St. Louis?"

Postby Mark D » Fri May 22, 2020 6:27 pm

I would say that it goes wherever the true owner wants it to go.

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