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Old 05-25-2011, 06:19 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Joe the Photog View Post
Heck, call Norfolk Southern and explain what you're doing and why. Try their press page on the web site. Chris Toth would be a good source, but you'd win points with your teacher by being able to write, "According to Norfolk Southern spokesperson ______ ______, the company purchased the new models because....."
Yes, definitely talk to or email NS. But, start by reading the press releases that announced the order plus any other published material you can find. Look for stuff in Railway Age and Progressive Railroading plus Trains. Forget about most of what you read in the railfan press. (e.g. Railpace)

There was a quickie interview with NS's VP mechanical in a recent Trains and this topic was covered.
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