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Hooping Up Orders
Handing off trainorders to crews by using dead trees.
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Photo ID: 559151

Got IT! Conrail Block Operator Jim Largent has successfully conveyed a Form D to Conrail conductor Mike Quigley at Derry Road in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Form D authority would take the ALPI-0... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6230
Train ID: CR ALPI-0
Photo Date: June 10, 1997


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Dec 20, 2015

Views: 5,962
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Photo ID: 558764

On September 22, 1997, the ritual of passing up NORAC Form D on Conrail's Harrisburg Line was nearing the end of its necessity as CTC was just a few short years away. The hooping up of orders req... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD60M
Location: Sheridan, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 5522 6745
Train ID: CR HBBE-2
Photo Date: September 22, 1997


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Dec 17, 2015

Views: 5,658
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Photo ID: 534877

Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha comes into Portage on its way from Seattle to Chicago. Fireman Buster Bright readies to grab the train orders from OPR. Doug Moe and Engineer Howie Roberts guides the... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 576
Train ID: AMTK 10
Photo Date: 1974


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jun 15, 2015

Views: 5,217
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Photo ID: 475783

Form 19 train orders are being handed up to the conductor of a Chattanooga to Birmingham steam special behind American Freedom Train 4449 (the ex-SP Daylight GS-4 Northern). This is Wauhatchie Tow... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Wauhatchie, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 09, 1977


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Mar 30, 2014

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Photo ID: 472852

On May 12th, 1981, Southern Pacific 4449, a GS-4 class 4-8-4 (owned by the city of Portland, Oregon), leads a short officer special eastbound through Mojave, California, after conquering the cross... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Mojave, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 4449
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: May 12, 1981


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Mar 09, 2014

Views: 2,416
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Photo ID: 450779

Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder slows for the station stop at Portage,WI. while Fireman Warren Huck grabs the trainorders from Operator Ricky Tessman.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 244
Train ID: AMTK 7
Photo Date: 1979


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Sep 10, 2013

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Photo ID: 430629

Westbound Sprint train 209 passes through Portage at 40mph with OPR Earl Chappell hooping up trainorders to Brakeman Jim Bottoni.

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 175
Train ID: MILW 209
Photo Date: 1978


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Apr 01, 2013

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Photo ID: 345760

Eye on the prize: Owen Hawkins, the engineer of tonight's train #26, the Powhatan Arrow, leans out of the cab to grab trainorders. bw

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: Lerro Photo Charter
Photo Date: November 13, 2010


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Nov 19, 2010

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Photo ID: 322008

Amtrak train #6, the eastbound California Zephyr, arrives at Martinez, the first stop on its way from Emeryville to Chicago. The engineer in F40PH 391 has just grabbed his trainorders, and... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Martinez, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 391
Train ID: 6
Photo Date: September 25, 1986


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 25, 2010

Views: 2,682
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Photo ID: 253224

The conductor (in Switzerland: Zugführer) in a historic uniform is just handing trainorders to the engineer of steamlocomotive C 5/6 for the return trip to Neuchâtel-Biel-Delémont.

Railroad: SBB Historic
Locomotive: C 5/6
Location: Fleurier, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 2978
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 27, 2008


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Oct 02, 2008

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Photo ID: 76290

Ready for orders to the head end

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Buena Vista, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 1590
Train ID: N&W 2nd 51
Photo Date: March, 1968


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Sep 01, 2004

Views: 3,233
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Favorited: 9
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