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 Posted: Thu Aug 4th, 2016 05:24 am
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Lee B



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Location: The Pacific NW, By Way Of The Deep South, USA
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Salada wrote:
Now you are really confusing me Lee.  "OS-ing", "Rule 8"  ??????!!!!!!. 
Maybe doesn't apply down CO, NM way.
I screwed up there, and meant to write, "Rule G" which covers drinking on the job. Yeah, I had to look it up after an op session I was at where it got mentioned. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_G
OS'ing means to report in when your train has gotten to a station or other point so the dispatcher knows you got to a specific place. Heck, even among train fans, the abbreviation itself is open for debate: http://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?1,1104939
There's countless things like this...



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Commanding Officer, 796th Railway Operating Battalion (in On30 gauge), operating on the Stoney Creek branch of the ET&WNC RR

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