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PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL IS OPERATED BY UNIQUE ENGINE Made Especially For Inspection Trips by the Officials Return to , New York. Erie inspection engine No. 1 of the President F. D. Underwood's special train Into this city Saturday evening at 8:15 remained in the local Erie round house until Sunday noon when .it. returned on Its eastbound trip toward toward New York. Underwood's 'special, which consisted consisted of two private coaches of the Erie, passed through to Chicago Saturday evening. - . Engine No. 1 Is of a unique type, It being constructed inside of a passenger passenger coach for the purpose of faciliat - Jng offlcjal inspection of the railroad. ' The engineer of the special is from New York and is piloted over the road by the traveling engineer of the divisions. divisions. ; One of the novel and interesting features features of the engine's equipment, was the strong electric light.. Placed in front of the coach - shaped engine on the numbering plate it gave forth a light excelling any other headlight pf its kind. One of the observers of the engine said that as the train rounded the bend in the road as it entered the city, a person standing on the depot platform could easily read a newspaper newspaper by the light of the electric head - ilght ... - :

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  1. Daily News-Democrat,
  2. 29 Jan 1906, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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