Re: I'll pop for the transfer

07/12/07 - posted by patrick

If you scrunched low standing on the cowcatcher the conducter had to make a small effort to look down out the window to see you, then one got kicked you off. Many times they never did because they didn't expect you there. To get on the catcher one had to sneak from the opposite side of the car and hope you were not seen. When it was crowded with big burly ship yard workers going home on the catcher many just sat on the rubber cushion or hung on and dared to be kicked off.

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