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    Default The adventures of 453

    CN Humboldt 453 West Spotting Grain empties at Cargill, North Battleford.

    "Ahead 8 cars to clear the switch...4 cars...a couple two....one..that'll do 453."

    switch1 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr

    "Switch, lined for 43, ok back 25, two, five to the spot."
    "backing up, 25 to the spot...453"
    "Lets go a dozen more, one..two"
    "Dozen 1-2"
    slowest engineman ever....lol
    "6 to the spot"
    "6"
    "3 cars now"
    "A couple..actually that will do there 453..tying them down"
    switch2 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr

    "Ahead out to the main. Dropping off at the switch"
    switch3 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr

    "Switch lined,locked for normal. Ok back about 8 cars to the joint 453"
    "8 cars. Looks like 6 to me"
    "Who's out here, me or you?"
    "Fine 8 cars to the joint...453"
    switch4 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr
    A little later.......
    "RTC Edmonton this is CN 453, clearing OCS limits at August at 14:27, one four two seven, over"
    switch5 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr
    Yarding in Track 1, North Battleford.
    switch6 by CN Edmonton, on Flickr

    That it for the Humboldt 453 Not quite actual conversation, but that's how we did it
    Last edited by tie; 04-09-2017 at 03:25 PM.
    Rory

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    "Whats that car number you're riding on?"



    nice shots!
    https://i.imgur.com/LPZNEX4.png

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    CNLX 255118 lol
    The story is a bit dorky, but whatever..I had fun switch'n
    Rory

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