Brakeman riding car

Robert Simpson <riverob@...>

Double slip switches in a steam-era freight yard lead. Very cool.
Notice the switchtender/yardman in the chair by the DS switch. That
must have been a high-seniority job.

Rob Simpson

Jack Burgess wrote:

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Jack Burgess

Anotehr fine iamge from the Life Magazine collection:

I was drawn to it because of the brakeman but then I noticed the
odd car end
corrugations and arched roof. Wonder if that's enough to
possibly identify
this car class? Experts -- wht do you say?

Dave Nelson
Rob Simpson

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