Flag stop

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Sun Jan 9 01:22:04 EST 2005

There were places with no depots or just shelter sheds where there were no
agents, in which the prospective passenger was supposed to flag the train.

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Subject: Flag stop

> I have a timetable that specifies some passenger train stops
> as flag stops. Does this mean they only stopped if an agent
> had a flag out, or does it mean the train would block a crossing
> and someone would have to flag traffic?
> I didn't realize how many stations were on the Dry Fork branch!
> Just another benefit of model railroading is the excitement that comes
> with discovery of some new prototypical bit of information!
> Leslie Eversole
> Dry Fork Branch Aficionado
> 40's and 50's
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