ABOUT TRAIN DISPATCHERS AND TRAIN DISPATCHING

Train Dispatching Then and Now

Maple Valley Monday November 12 1951
A day's activity transcribed from the trainsheet
Just What is a Train Dispatcher?
Article describing the work of a train dispatcher
The Chief's Diary
Transcriptions from the daily diary kept by the Great Northern Chief Dispatcher in Seattle from the late 1950's to the early 1970's
Handing On
Description of copying and handing on train orders
A Dispatching Desk Before Radio and CTC
Photo of the B&OCT dispatching office in 1969 labeling the items used by the dispatcher.
Copyright 1998 Thomas A White


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