Re: Do Not Hump Signs

Greg Martin

Rob Gross writes:

"Were the "Do Not Hump" signs a standard sign or did each railroad
have their own font and style?

Robert Gross




The shipper supplied the DO NOT HUMP placards and were a good source of
shipper advertising. We have a great collection stapled to the wall at work in
the warehouse. Neat to stand back an review.

Also the shippers bill of lading for was coded for shipments that were
clearly marked DO NOT HUMP and recorded on the waybill. I am sure there were
plenty of claims settled because crews didn't read the placards or the special

Greg Martin

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