‘19 west, copy 4, Plains’

For a kid telegrapher on the Northern Pacific, detouring Great Northern trains made Plains, Mont., a busy place
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In the summer of 1964 I had just about the best summer job that a railfan college student could imagine. I was an extra-board telegrapher on the Idaho Division of the Northern Pacific Railway! My duties ran the gamut from “trick” train-or...

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