“Let us ride your bikes, we’ll let you shovel coal”

Two boys have an adventure on a Lehigh Valley Camelback switcher
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My buddy Mike and I were sitting on our bikes at a Lehigh Valley yard in northern New Jersey one day in 1950. We had our eyes on a Camelback switch engine, which was parked while its engineer and fireman took a break. When the men saw us, they climbe...

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