Norton photography incident

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Sat May 29 10:25:06 EDT 2010

I guess he should have put on his vest!!

Walt Gay
Ex-Car Knocker

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Subject: RE :RE: Norton photography incident

> Ed,


> I agree with you entirely. Over the years on the high iron I have

> witnessed several fans spoil the trust awarded to them by staff by

> photographing or filming things just like you say. This has led sometimes

> to a fan going from the position of being a friend to one of a foe in a

> split second.


> Another growing problem is the website YouTube (and no doubt similar

> sites) whereby fans can post railroad action literally seconds after they

> have filmed it and all the world can see it. Recently one of our

> locomotive engineers was disciplined for leaving the cab to use the

> telephone affixed to the signal post as per the rules but he was not

> wearing his hi-visibility vest and this ended up on YouTube which is how

> management found out.


> Kind regards to you all,


> Cameron Tyre


> SD40-2 at Illinois.USA.Com

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