The retarders in a hump yard were referred to as the car squeezer.
Paul C. Koehler
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Bob
Sent: Saturday, October 10, 2009 1:44 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Railroad Car Squeezer
While I have an idea that this is an apparatus for packing freight into a
box car, can anyone tell me exactly what a "railroad car squeezer" is?