Happy Happy 40th
Anniversary Amtrak Railroaders!
Welcome to "I
Know A Railroad!" Dedicated to the greatest thing
about railroading...........The Railroaders!
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Three Good Guys!
UPDATED JULY 1,
Yardmaster Dave Tolman, Locomotive
Engineer John Bachers,
Conductor Bob Connors and Track Foreman Chuck Amaru
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HOORAY FOR THE NOB!!!!
Railroading is a wonderful life.
It can have it's good
days and it's rough days.
No matter what happens in the future, we
always have great railroad memories to
of my craft. I am proud of 99.5% of my
coworkers. I am proud to be a railroader.
I am damn proud of the fact that no matter
how little support we get, we still get out
there and get the job done.
This web site is dedicated to the many great
members of my wonderful railroad family who
I have had the honor and pleasure to work
with for the last quarter century..
It's because of you, and only you
this place has survived so long.
You know who you are. You're the ones who go
out every day in the stations, yards, along
the main line and on the trains and give 100
plus percent every single day of your
railroad life because you're a damn proud
railroader. The one word you're familiar
with and not afraid of is WORK. The
one word you never, ever hear is THANK
YOU. But at the end of your railroad
day, you can rest assured that you've done
your best no matter what they've thrown at
you and you've earned every last red cent
they pay you.
You are and will always be the heart and
soul of the railroad.
The great memories you have provided us with
will last forever!
to share some of our wonderful and
sometimes trying experiences with you.
matter what, we never lose our
That is one thing they will
be able to take from us."
I thought brotherhood was DEAD on the
From the looks of your site, it is at
least alive on the Northeast Corridor.
Out west, there aren't many brothers
anymore, just people looking for a
The photos are far better than anything
a railfan magazine could ever do.
I wish I had my camera out a lot more
now....and maybe I will.
Thanks for the great site.
M H - Engineer BLE 777 - Kansas City, KS
"Former New Englandah"
"No matter what,
we never lose our
pride in being
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learn about RAILROAD PRIDE!
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memories to me.
I will gladly post them for all to enjoy!
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"Twenty years from
now you will be more disappointed by the things that you
didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the
bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade
winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
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