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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #345 on: August 17, 2019, 06:47:26 PM »
Hey Judge:

Great photos. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #346 on: August 17, 2019, 07:54:24 PM »
As a witness to todays story, I can say that "it's the truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God"

Trust me, this is a true story, as reported by the Judge.

Jim


« Last Edit: August 18, 2019, 11:26:07 AM by jimmillho »
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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #347 on: August 18, 2019, 07:41:48 AM »
Yepper, "shor tis da truff ".
If you hate plan A, you are certainly not going to like plan B!

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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #348 on: August 18, 2019, 08:26:53 AM »
What a great time to forget my hip boots..... ;)
Gregory P. DeMayo
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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #349 on: August 18, 2019, 09:16:15 AM »
Jerry, Greg, Jim, Curt et al.  - Thanks for taking the time to comment on my little stories.  I am amazed at the number of times the Saturday Report is accessed during the week. 

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Re: The Atlantic & Southern Saturday Report
« Reply #350 on: August 20, 2019, 02:23:55 PM »
The rest of the story.
I ran across this u-tube video this morning and thought I would use it to illustrate just how blind Russel Taylor was backing around Eaton's curve.  This clip involves a railfan who is lucky enough to get to run a GP9 back and forth for a couple of hundred yards.  I'm not impressed with our hero or his camera ability, but I am jealous of his opportunity.  Anyway, notice how poor the vision is in general and how blind the engineer is on a curve.  Having a Pacific size boiler sticking out in front of your view would give the same effect.  No wonder the railroads kept firemen to watch out the left side on these diesels.  Wonder what's going on with all those ESPEE diesels spotted on the side tracks? Is this a scrap line? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doC_tZNxbro