4 thoughts on “Man at work, ICI Billingham

    • Yes Fred, using a shunting pole instead of a brake stick. It was no wonder that shunting yards were littered with broken shunting poles.

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        • A very dangerous practice pinning brakes down and releasing brakes with a shunting pole. I know of a guard and a shunter who suffered, one a broken jaw and the other with lost teeth carrying out this practice.

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