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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder slows for the station stop at Portage,WI. while Fireman Warren Huck grabs the trainorders from Operator Ricky Tessman.
Westbound Sprint train 209 passes through Portage at 40mph with OPR Earl Chappell hooping up trainorders to Brakeman Jim Bottoni.
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
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)
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.
Ready for orders to the head end