Image from page 74 of "Baltimore and Ohio employes magazine" (1915)
Authors: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
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placed on Mr. Fishersrecord. While going over the track on speeder on July9, signal repairman W. R. Cage discovered a dan-gerous condition on easttrack near Carrcrof t, pro-tected movement oftrains in both directionsand notified sectionmen.Proper credit entry willbe placed on his record. On June 16, engineerWm. Fitzgerald broughttrain No. 227 to a stopbefore reaching trackthat was covered with mud, which had beenwashed down by a very heavy, rain. He was thoroughly acquainted with thephysical conditions and realized that the heavyrains made track conditions abnormal. There-fore, he handled his train under control. Forhis good judgment in this respect, he will havea credit mark placed on his record. Baltimore Division Editor Employes Magazine,Dear Sir: On No. 525 yesterday, I was sitting on theobservation platform when I heard a passengermake the remark: You cannot sit out thisway on some railroads. I asked: Whycant you? And he answered: So many ofthem burn soft coal and it is so dirty.
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W. R. CAGE 70 THE BALTIMORE AXD OHIO EMPLOYES MAGAZINE I had been observing that fireman C. A.Straw was making an unusually clean run, andalthough I did not acquaint the man with thefact that we did burn soft coal, he was verymuch pleased, and wrhen I got off he said: Iam coming this way again. This shows how much good firemen can do tohelp business and how appreciative some peopleare, and I am sending a copy of this letter tothe bureau of Employment and Discipline withrequest that they place a credit mark on therecord of fireman Straw. Yours truly, P. C. Allen, Superintendent. On Saturday, July 24, a team of horses be-longing to the American Ice Company tookfright in the Washington, D. C, freight }7ard,and the driver, in an attempt to hold them, wasthrown to the groundand so badly injured thathis death took placeshortly after the accident.The horses, however, con-tinued their mad rushand would probably havecaused further troublehad it not been for thepresence of mind of yarddelivery
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