CP: Safety on the rails

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by kf4jqd, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. kf4jqd

    kf4jqd Active Member

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  2. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    That "Is" interesting..... Wish we had that here in the US.... Depending on where the train stopped near me... I would most likely hear the whistle(s) too...
  3. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

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    What most Americans don't realize in this day of "union bashing" is that the origin of the Labor Day holiday was to commemorate members of the Machinist's Union who were shot and killed by company strike breakers while on a picket line in 1936. Labor Day is an appropriate day in the US to think of all of the workers who have died while on the job and to focus on safety issues, but most people just see it as another day to have a barbeque.
  4. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    OOOHH Canada, our home and native land.

    Sometimes I have a post that makes me feel good. In Windsor Rail polics have been stopping cars and handing out pamphlets on safety.
  5. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    Wish I was at a busy yard to hear the commosion after the silence- brings a new meaning to the silence before the storm!!