[78-L] ^White Christmas

Rodger Holtin 78-L rjh334578 at gmail.com.invalid
Tue Dec 25 13:44:44 PST 2018

78-L triumphs once again!
Thank you one and all for your digital input. 

We return you now to Ernest Saves Christmas over most of this digital wasteland. 

Sent from my sluggish old iPhone, which explainz any bad typjng, bad spellimg, nonsensical word choices, delays and all other lapses. 

> On Dec 25, 2018, at 4:21 PM, David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid> wrote:
> And they'd have strangled one another rather than sing one more chorus of that 
> tuneless tempo-free piece of crap 'Snow'.
> I said it and I'm glad.
> dl
>> On 12/25/2018 4:19 PM, Mark Bardenwerper wrote:
>>> On 12/25/2018 2:57 PM, David Lennick wrote:
>>> Here you go, from the man who knows.
>>> --
>>> There was no direct service from Miami to Vermont, nor is there now.  They
>>> would have had to change trains at New York's Penn Station, which is where all
>>> the Florida trains terminated and originated; there was no Florida service
>>> available out of Grand Central Terminal.
>>> The fastest trip from Miami to NY Penn Station would have been on a name train
>>> such as the East Coast Champion or the Silver Meteor, which would have taken 24
>>> to 25 hours.  A connecting train from Penn Station would have then taken them
>>> to Vermont, which would have added another five to 10 hours, dependent on the
>>> final destination within the state.
>>> The two pieces of stock footage used in that portion of the film are a Santa Fe
>>> San Diegan on the coast south of Los Angeles and a Southern Pacific secondary
>>> long-haul train with several mail and express cars right behind the
>>> locomotives.  Neither railway ever got anywhere near Florida or Vermont.
>>> */Greg Gormick/*
>>> */On Track Strategies/*
>>> */Oshawa, Ontario/*
>>> */  and/*
>>> */Studio City, California/*
>> Excellent!
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