1938 rr engineers
: , j j j j How Railway Engineers Can "Talk" to Trainmen Jh:g.!.f. :s ;r d r hutvis on n "talk" to -hi . i k.rg 1 -1 ; ! ii i p l litre ar 'the ih;d .section Mtii a hidt- !.vc: t tra.is I r v. . ' V. h fr ();,- I. IS di- ej cr, note Mai.,-!, t r, ) i ;if v. : na-hii'la-ii ? tore. the whistles easier on the 'id the I ( f-t radioads can !o its t t) ar.i-Atr coin hunts of would he f iec-! i s. For Until radio i.i fi.lt! cr Ji lfec ted, whistles mtl.'-t remain the sule ca.mniunicatmn between conductors and engineers on nioving train.s, t.l-.r.frvcs a writer in the Washington Host. A conduetnr talks to his engineer by pulling the cord running through ail cars. This blows a little whistle in the cab. For instance, two toots cf the small whittle say "stop." The engineer answers by twice tooting the big whistle atop the boiler. When he npproaches a station, the engineer informs the conductor with one long toot. By pulling the cord three times, the conductor tells the engineer to stop at the depot. Then the engineer indicates lie understands with three blasts of the big whistle.