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Thu Sep 12 15:08:51 EDT 2019
This eastbound mine run was put into a CTC middle track down on the west end
of the Pokey to let hotshot #84 pass him. As they were mooching down toward
the east end of the siding, the signal bridge came into view with the signal
lfor the middle track indicating "stop and stay" and the one for the
eastbound main showing a clear indication. "Clear block" cried the
conductor who was riding the engine. "Wait a minute, " said the engineer.
"youdon't get your choice of those things up there . . ."
- Ed King
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Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:19 PM
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Subject: Railroad stories
These railroad stories are the bestest!!! Things like this you just don't
read or get to hear everyday.
I think the society should dedicate a special issue of the Arrow, or perhaps
a book with these stories in it, as a dedication to the men and women who
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