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Whistle Exchange

Whistle Exchange

This is looking at the E. J. Lavino plant in Sheridan, PA, west of
Reading. They had a 0-6-0 tank type steam switcher still in service in
1964. As the Iron Horse Ramble passed, the engineers would engage in a
"whistle exchange" where one would blow a series of signals and the
other would repeat them. (The T1s had the upper hand on sound volume!)

Konica FP ,Konica Hexanon 52 mm f1.4,Kodachrome II

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