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Rail cars that hoboes ride.

“BOXCARS” Boxcars are my favorite rides on freight trains.  Boxcars haul almost anything and everything.  From frozen orange juice to bagged concrete; the boxcar hauls it all.   Me, inside the doorway of my boxcar when the outside temperature was 10 … Continue reading

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Railroad defect detectors and signaling systems.

  Automatic Block Signaling…(ABS) The basic concept of ABS is that the track is divided into Blocks; sections that are protected by Block Signals. A block is the section of line between two consecutive block signals. Trains operate by a track warrant … Continue reading

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